About Public

Housing Authorites

There are 142 Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) in the State of Nebraska building viable communities through the following programs:

  • 7,700 Public Housing Units
  • 9,653 Section 8 Rental Assistance
  • 698 Section 8 Mod Rehabilitation
  • 285 Section 8 New Construction
  • 1,107 Rural Economic & Community Development

Who lives in

PHA Units?

  • Elderly, Handicapped, and Disabled Individuals
  • Families in Crisis
  • Working Families

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHAs could be

serving your . . .

  • Grandmother or Grandfather
  • Mother or Father
  • Sister or Brother
  • Son or Daughter
  • Grandson or Granddaughter
  • Aunt or Uncle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Housing Authorites bring economic growth to their local communities through:

 

  • Modernization and Capital Improvement Programs ($63,840,406 since 1990)
  • Public Housing New Development (961 units totaling $70,662,676 since 1990)
  • Section 8 Rental Assistance payments to local landlords since the early 1980s:
    • PHAs provide rental assistance to low-income families by providing the difference between the tenant's annual income and the fair market rents, as determined by HUD.
    • Since program inception, HUD has provided $481,991,119 in budget authority to 29 housing authorities.
    • Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Program has provided $53,671,797 in budget authority to 4 housing authorities.
    • Section 8 New Construction Program has provided $16,576,915 in budget authority to 4 housing authorities