Help available for house fix it up projects.
The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded over $1.95 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for owner-occupied rehab housing projects. Plattsmouth is one of the communities receiving funding.
The Cassgram reports that Plattsmouth is getting $224,868 to rehabilitate seven owner-occupied homes for individuals earning at or below 80 percent of the area median income. The city anticipates its continued partnership with the USDA RD Housing Services and Southeast Nebraska Community Action in providing homeowner services.
Rehabilitation activities funded through this program also often include the repair or replacement of windows, doors and siding; roof repair or replacement; water heater, furnace, and/or AC replacement; installation of storm windows and insulation; repairs to walls, ceilings and floors; and accessibility modifications for persons with disabilities.