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Need help buying a home? You may qualify for one of these programs.


Statewide and Regional Programs
Statewide Home Buyer Programs – The Nebraska Investment Finance Authority offers several programs to assist first-time homebuyers

Nebraska Community Action Agencies – First-time homeowners can receive a referral or a down payment on a mortgage through their local, participating agency.

Central Nebraska Community Services – Blaine, Boone, Boyd, Brown, Colfax, Custer, Garfield, Greeley, Hall, Hamilton, Holt, Howard,

Keya Paha, Loup, Merrick, Nance, Platte, Rock, Sherman, Valley, and Wheeler counties

Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska – Buffalo, Franklin, Frontier, Furnas, Gosper, Harlan, Kearney, Phelps, and Red Willow counties

Panhandle Community Services – Banner, Cheyenne, Deuel, Garden, Kimball, Morrill, and Scotts Bluff counties

Southeast Nebraska Community Action Council – Cass, Johnson, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, and Richardson counties

Northern Ponca Housing Authority – programs for Native Americans in select areas of Northeastern Nebraska

Nebraska Affiliates of Habitat for Humanity – through volunteer labor, builds and rehabilitates houses for families in need

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Housing – homebuyer programs in rural communities

Homeowner education programs – learn how to purchase and maintain a home of your own

Community contacts – find out if your community offers homeownership assistance

Programs by City/Town

Northeast Housing Initiative
P.O. Box 226
Allen, NE 68710-0226
Phone: (402) 635-2078
Contact: Linda Kastning or Kellee Nelson

Grand Island

Housing Development Corporation
301 S. Burlington Ave.
Hastings, NE 68902-1005
Phone: (402) 461-8407
Contact: Linda Addison, Executive Director

Lincoln: City of Lincoln
Nebraska Housing Resource
NeighborWorks Lincoln

Norfolk – partnership between the City of Norfolk and the Elkhorn Valley Community Development Corporation
North Platte

Lincoln County Community Development Corporation
P.O. Box 1413
502 South Dewey Street
North Platte, NE 69103
Phone: (308) 534-5095
Contact: Nancy Striebel

Omaha Family Housing Advisory Services
Holy Name Housing Corporation


Three Rivers HDC
Pam Thomsen, Executive Director
448 South 13th Street, Suite 200
P.O. Box 212
Tekamah, NE 68061
Phone: (402) 374-2056