May provide financial assistance to qualifying individuals and families with up to two months’ of rent or past due rent; or utility assistance or past due utilities; or payment of a security deposit or utility deposit through NHAP (Nebraska Homeless Assistance Program). Along with the financial assistance, it is mandatory for the client to participate in case management. Case management includes budgeting provides a one on one support to the customer. Assistance includes intervention which is used during a crisis to solve problems that contribute to homelessness. The goal of this program is to assist individuals and families in moving toward self-sufficiency.
Eligibility & Application:
There is an application process in which documentation of information is required such as:
- Proof of income for the household;
- Proof of residency;
- Proof of emergency need such as excessive reduction in income through no fault of the client, such as excessive medical expenses, car repairs paid, etc.
- Must have an eviction notice from the landlord or shut off notice from the utility company;
- Provide copy of driver’s license and social security cards (not mandatory but preferred) for all household members.