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Resources for Renters

Latest updates on assistance

Lincoln recently received $13.45 million in federal funds to help residents, including money to help with past housing/utility debt.
Apply for assistance today at or call 402-413-2085. 

Lincoln Tenant Assistance Project

Free legal representation to those facing eviction. The Project provides training and support to volunteer attorneys to represent tenants with eviction cases in Lancaster County Court in a limited scope capacity. Volunteer, donate, or contact the Project for assistance. 

COVID-19 Eviction Resources

From Legal Aid of Nebraska, here are answers to frequently asked questions about the current CDC eviction moratorium, with links to resources and relevant forms, as well as contact information to get legal help if you or someone you know are facing eviction. 

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Sign up for the Collective Impact Lincoln / Speak Up For Housing Rights newsletter. In addition to neighborhood-building information, this email newsletter connects readers with information and news about Lincoln’s housing crisis, shares opportunities to get involved, and provides specific calls to action on behalf of our neighbors who are being unhoused.

The Eviction Crisis

Since COVID-19’s onset, hundreds of families in Lancaster County have been scheduled to be evicted.

Affordable Housing

21,655 Lincoln households are cost-burdened by their housing.

Turned Away

Our communities are strongest when everyone has access to safe, affordable housing to care for our loved ones and enjoy a quality, healthy life.