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Phone: (402) 844-2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Housing News

We are pleased to announce we are hosting the 2017 NORTHEAST NEBRASKA FAIR HOUSING CONFERENCE in Norfolk on April 11, 2017! Click HERE for registration information. A discount is offered to those who apply before March 20, 2017, as well as to any Housing Choice Voucher landlords with Norfolk Housing Agency.

Norfolk Insider:                                                            New Homes Available for Low-to-Moderate Income Families                                                         

Norfolk Insider:                                                     Housing Study shows interesting facts about Norfolk housing 

To read the full version of the 2016 Housing Study, click here.                                                                        To read a summary of the Housing Study, click here.

Norfolk Insider:                                                            City of Norfolk Housing Study Underway 

Housing Agency looks to bring more houses to Norfolk. Read full story from the Norfolk Daily News here.

Landlords interested in being a landlord with the Housing Choice Voucher (formerly known as Section 8) program can review five reasons to accept Housing Choice Vouchers and call Julie Drahota, Housing Program Manager, Norfolk Housing Agency  Phone: 402-844-2080.

Landlords can list available units at no cost Socialserve.com.

Increase of HUD Funds to Norfolk for 2016.

Discussion was held on election of officers for the Housing Agency Board and Housing Development Corporation Board. The election of officers is necessary because of the resignation of the board member that was serving as the Chairman. This election will fill the current fiscal year and re-election were held in January 2016.

The Norfolk Housing Agency put together an annual plan identifying its mission, goals and objectives for its annual submittal to HUD. The Civil Rights Certification is also sent into HUD.

Current Projects and Information

Potential ideas for future housing development activities are build homes on vacant lots within the City limits; purchase dilapidated homes, remove them and build new homes; purchase/rehab/resale of dilapidated homes in the City of Norfolk.

Housing staff are working with NENEDD and other City Staff on past grants for fair housing compliance as well as an application for a housing study grant.

The Housing Coordinator continues to work with some downtown business owners who are participating in the 2nd story rental rehabilitation grant. One of the owners is 85% complete with his apartment. The other 2 owners are getting bids for the remaining 6 apartments to be started. There will be a total of 7 upper level downtown apartments when all rehabilitation is complete.

 
 

Quick Links

Norfolk Development Division /
Norfolk Housing Agency
110 North 4th St
Norfolk Nebraska 68701
Phone: 402-844-2080
Fax: 402-644-2587
Gary Hilkemann - Executive Director
email: ghilkemann@ci.norfolk.ne.us
or
Julie Drahota - Housing Program Manager
email: jdrahota@ci.norfolk.ne.us
Open to the public five days a week (except holidays).
Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
First Time Home Buyers Guide
                     
Equal Housing Opportunity Logo

Housing Market Study 2016

The Housing Agency is now purchasing goods and services via an online procurement system