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Nebraska has launched a federally funded aid program for renters and landlords who have lost income due to the pandemic, but residents of the state’s two largest counties won’t be eligible. The program managed by the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority offers a maximum of 15 months of rental or mortgage assistance per applicant, up to $20,000. State officials say it’s only available to tenants who make 80% or less of their county’s median income, and who can show they’re unable to pay rent because of a financial hardship caused by the pandemic or they’re at risk of becoming homeless.

Eviction Hearings Halted Until May

Apr 8, 2020

The Douglas County Court is halting all eviction hearings until the end of May. The court confirmed yesterday the freeze will most likely prevent large numbers of people from being kicked out of their homes amid the coronavirus outbreak. Under Governor Pete Ricketts executive order, renters who are financially disadvantaged by the pandemic are protected for missed rent after March 13th.