Residential rebuilding and remodeling funds released. The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded $1.7 million in HOME funding for owner-occupied rehab, and purchase, rehab, resale housing projects in Nebraska. Southeast Nebraska Community Action Council, Inc., a nonprofit 501 (c)(3), has received $400,000 in Cass, Otoe and Sarpy counties.
The Cassgram reports the SENCA funding will rehabilitate 14 owner-occupied homes of homeowners earning at or below 80 percent of the AMI. Funding will go toward rehabilitative services that address code deficiencies, minimum rehabilitation standards, energy conservation, fire protection, testing for lead-based paint, and general improvements. SENCA also has secured funding from the Weatherization program for energy conservation activities.
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