People struggling with missed mortgage payments due to COVID-19 and living outside of Lincoln, but in Lancaster County, may be eligible for financial assistance under a new program.
UNL’s Center on Children, Families and the Law is now accepting applications through the All Doors Lead to Home program. The funding is made available by the federal government and administered by the State of Nebraska and will provide assistance to those who qualify and are at risk of losing their homes due to the pandemic.
The program is funded by the CARES Act. It is administered by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development under the Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus program.
To qualify for up to six months of payments under the All Doors Lead to Home program, applicants must be an adult member of the household and have experienced economic hardship due to COVID-19. Applicants must have an outstanding mortgage as of March 1, 2020. Those who have not used other federal, state, or local assistance for the same issue may be eligible.
Applicants must live outside of Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, or Douglas and Sarpy counties. Current household income must be at or below 80% of the area median income based on county household size.
To apply, go to go.unl.edu/BOSHousingAssistance. Qualified staff will assist applicants.