Help Paying Rent In Nebraska

Help Paying Rent Guide In Nebraska

Emergency Rental Assistance Programs include the government ERAP programs that provide financial assistance to help households pay for rent and utilities.

In addition to ERAPs, there are a number of other resources available to renters who are struggling to afford their rent. These resources include:

- Rental assistance programs from non-profit organizations
- State and local government programs
- Utility assistance programs

Top Tips

When contacting a non-profit organization for rental assistance, be sure to ask about the following:

- Eligibility requirements: Who is eligible for rental assistance from the organization?
- Application process: How do you apply for rental assistance?
- Types of assistance offered: Does the organization offer one-time assistance, ongoing assistance, or both?
- How much assistance is offered: How much money can you receive in rental assistance?
- Other resources: Does the organization offer any other resources that may be helpful to you, such as food assistance, job training, or childcare assistance?

Qualification Information

To qualify for rental assistance programs from non-profit organizations in Nebraska, you will typically need to meet the following criteria:

- You must be a renter who is struggling to afford your rent.
- You must have a household income below a certain level, which varies depending on the program.
- You may also need to meet other requirements, such as having a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN), or being a U.S. citizen or legal immigrant.

Some non-profit organizations may also have additional requirements, such as:
- You must have been evicted from your home in the past 90 days.
- You must have a disability.
- You must be a veteran.
- You must be a senior citizen.

To apply for a rental assistance program from a non-profit organization, you will typically need to complete an application and provide documentation of your income, assets, and household composition. You may also need to provide a copy of your lease agreement and proof of any financial hardship that you are experiencing.

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Nebraska Statistics

  • Population 1,783,432
  • Number of cities 30
  • Assitance Resources 26

New Listings

Bellevue Human Services

210 W. Mission Road, Bellevue, NE - 68005

Douglas County General Assistance

1201 S 42nd St, Omaha, NE - 68105

Kearney Housing Agency

2715 Ave. I, Kearney, NE - 68847

Central Nebraska Community Services Grand Island

2525 West Lincoln Highway, Grand Island, NE - 68803

Urban Development Department - LINCOLN

555 S 10th St, Lincoln, NE - 68508

Omaha Housing Authority

1805 Harney St, Omaha, NE - 68102

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services - NE STATE PROGRAM

301 Centennial Mall South, 4th Floor , Lincoln, NE - 68509

Blue Valley Community Action Partnership - Seward County

105 South 6th Street, Seward, NE - 68434