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Housing News

              The Norfolk Housing Agency will be present at Project Homeless Connect in Norfolk on June 28, 2019. Project Homeless Connect is a one-day, one-stop event where individuals and families who are homeless or near homeless are able to receive a wide variety of immediate, on-site services and support for unmet needs for FREE.

   The City of Norfolk Housing Division hosted the fourth annual Northeast Nebraska Fair Housing Conference on Tuesday April 2, 2019 at the Lifelong Learning Center in Norfolk.

 Houses for Sale                                                Norfolk Housing Agency has been working on providing affordable housing options in Norfolk! Houses are currently being built in various locations around town. For families that income qualify, down payment assistance may also be available. For more information, please contact 402-844-2080.

 New Homes Available for Low-to-Moderate Income Families                                          

 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.

 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

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. Election of officers is held annually, and was held in January 2018. Tom Higginbotham, Jr. was re-elected as Chairman, Thad Murren was re-elected Vice Chairman, and Diana Rizzo was re-elected as Secretary/Treasurer.

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

Julie Drahota - Housing Program Manager

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