Qualify for Housing Assistance in Nebraska

There are several federal programs that can help you with affordable housing, whether renting or buying. However, these assistance programs all have eligibility guidelines that must be met.

In order to qualify for low-income housing assistance, you will need to complete an application with your local Public Housing Authority. But before you do, check your state's income limits to verify your eligibility. Below are the income requirements for housing assistance in Nebraska.


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Lincoln, NE
30% of Median$14350$16400$18450$20500$22150$23800$25400$27050
Very Low Income$23900$27300$30750$34150$36900$39600$42350$45100
Low-Income$38250$43700$49200$54650$59000$63400$67750$72150
Seward County, NE
30% of Median$14050$16050$18050$20050$21650$23250$24850$26450
Very Low Income$23400$26750$30100$33450$36150$38800$41500$44150
Low-Income$37450$42800$48150$53500$57800$62050$66350$70600
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA
30% of Median$14650$16750$18850$20950$22650$24300$26000$27650
Very Low Income$24450$27950$31450$34950$37750$40550$43350$46150
Low-Income$39150$44700$50300$55900$60350$64850$69300$73800
Saunders County, NE
30% of Median$13700$15700$17650$19600$21150$22750$24300$25850
Very Low Income$22900$26150$29450$32700$35300$37950$40550$43150
Low-Income$36600$41850$47050$52300$56500$60650$64850$69050
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD
30% of Median$12350$14100$15900$17650$19050$20450$21900$23300
Very Low Income$20600$23500$26450$29400$31750$34100$36450$38800
Low-Income$32950$37650$42350$47050$50800$54600$58350$62100
Adams County, NE
30% of Median$11900$13600$15300$17000$18350$19700$21100$22450
Very Low Income$19850$22700$25500$28350$30600$32900$35150$37400
Low-Income$31750$36300$40800$45350$49000$52600$56250$59850
Antelope County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Arthur County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Banner County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Blaine County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Boone County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Box Butte County, NE
30% of Median$12650$14450$16250$18050$19500$20950$22400$23850
Very Low Income$21050$24100$27100$30100$32500$34900$37300$39750
Low-Income$33700$38500$43350$48150$52000$55850$59700$63550
Boyd County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Brown County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Buffalo County, NE
30% of Median$12800$14650$16450$18300$19750$21250$22700$24150
Very Low Income$21350$24400$27450$30500$32950$35400$37800$40250
Low-Income$34150$39050$43900$48800$52700$56600$60500$64400
Burt County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Butler County, NE
30% of Median$12050$13750$15500$17200$18600$19950$21350$22700
Very Low Income$20100$22950$25850$28700$31000$33300$35600$37900
Low-Income$32150$36700$41300$45900$49550$53250$56900$60600
Cedar County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Chase County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Cherry County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Cheyenne County, NE
30% of Median$11300$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$20000$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49850$53250$56700
Clay County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Colfax County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Cuming County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Custer County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Dawes County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Dawson County, NE
30% of Median$11550$13200$14850$16500$17800$19150$20450$21800
Very Low Income$19250$22000$24750$27500$29700$31900$34100$36300
Low-Income$30800$35200$39600$44000$47500$51050$54550$58100
Deuel County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Dodge County, NE
30% of Median$11950$13650$15350$17050$18400$19800$21150$22500
Very Low Income$19900$22750$25600$28450$30750$33000$35300$37550
Low-Income$31850$36400$40950$45500$49150$52800$56400$60050
Dundy County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Fillmore County, NE
30% of Median$11300$12900$14550$16150$17450$18750$20050$21300
Very Low Income$18850$21550$24250$26950$29100$31250$33400$35550
Low-Income$30150$34500$38800$43100$46550$50000$53450$56900
Franklin County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Frontier County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Furnas County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Gage County, NE
30% of Median$11700$13350$15050$16700$18050$19350$20700$22050
Very Low Income$19450$22250$25000$27800$30000$32250$34450$36700
Low-Income$31150$35600$40050$44500$48050$51600$55200$58750
Garden County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Garfield County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Gosper County, NE
30% of Median$11600$13250$14900$16550$17850$19200$20500$21850
Very Low Income$19300$22050$24800$27550$29750$31950$34150$36350
Low-Income$30850$35300$39700$44100$47650$51150$54700$58200
Grant County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Greeley County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Hall County, NE
30% of Median$11600$13250$14900$16550$17850$19200$20500$21850
Very Low Income$19300$22100$24850$27600$29800$32000$34200$36450
Low-Income$30900$35300$39750$44150$47700$51200$54750$58300
Hamilton County, NE
30% of Median$12350$14100$15900$17650$19050$20450$21900$23300
Very Low Income$20600$23550$26500$29450$31800$34150$36500$38850
Low-Income$32950$37700$42400$47100$50850$54650$58400$62150
Harlan County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Hayes County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Hitchcock County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Holt County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Hooker County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Howard County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Jefferson County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Johnson County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Kearney County, NE
30% of Median$12150$13900$15600$17350$18750$20150$21500$22900
Very Low Income$20250$23150$26050$28950$31250$33600$35900$38200
Low-Income$32400$37050$41650$46300$50000$53700$57400$61100
Keith County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Keya Paha County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Kimball County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Knox County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Lincoln County, NE
30% of Median$12300$14100$15850$17600$19000$20400$21800$23250
Very Low Income$20550$23500$26400$29350$31700$34050$36400$38750
Low-Income$32850$37550$42250$46950$50700$54450$58200$61950
Logan County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Loup County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Madison County, NE
30% of Median$12150$13900$15600$17350$18750$20150$21500$22900
Very Low Income$20250$23100$26000$28900$31200$33500$35850$38150
Low-Income$32400$37000$41650$46250$49950$53650$57350$61050
McPherson County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Merrick County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Morrill County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Nance County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Nemaha County, NE
30% of Median$12100$13850$15600$17300$18700$20100$21450$22850
Very Low Income$20200$23100$25950$28850$31150$33450$35750$38100
Low-Income$32300$36950$41550$46150$49850$53550$57250$60950
Nuckolls County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Otoe County, NE
30% of Median$12300$14050$15800$17550$18950$20350$21750$23150
Very Low Income$20500$23400$26350$29250$31600$33950$36250$38600
Low-Income$32750$37450$42100$46800$50550$54300$58050$61800
Pawnee County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Perkins County, NE
30% of Median$11400$13050$14650$16300$17600$18900$20200$21500
Very Low Income$19000$21700$24450$27150$29300$31500$33650$35850
Low-Income$30400$34750$39100$43450$46950$50400$53900$57350
Phelps County, NE
30% of Median$12200$13900$15650$17400$18800$20200$21600$22950
Very Low Income$20300$23200$26100$29000$31300$33650$35950$38300
Low-Income$32500$37100$41750$46400$50100$53800$57550$61250
Pierce County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Platte County, NE
30% of Median$12900$14700$16550$18400$19850$21350$22800$24300
Very Low Income$21500$24550$27650$30700$33150$35600$38050$40500
Low-Income$34350$39300$44200$49100$53050$56950$60900$64800
Polk County, NE
30% of Median$12200$13950$15700$17450$18850$20250$21650$23050
Very Low Income$20350$23300$26200$29100$31450$33750$36100$38400
Low-Income$32600$37250$41900$46550$50250$54000$57700$61450
Red Willow County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Richardson County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Rock County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Saline County, NE
30% of Median$11950$13700$15400$17100$18450$19850$21200$22550
Very Low Income$19950$22800$25650$28500$30800$33050$35350$37600
Low-Income$31900$36500$41050$45600$49250$52900$56550$60200
Scotts Bluff County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Sheridan County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Sherman County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Sioux County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Stanton County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Thayer County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Thomas County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Thurston County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Valley County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Wayne County, NE
30% of Median$11900$13600$15300$17000$18350$19700$21100$22450
Very Low Income$19800$22650$25450$28300$30550$32850$35100$37350
Low-Income$31700$36250$40750$45300$48900$52550$56150$59800
Webster County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
Wheeler County, NE
30% of Median$11250$12900$14500$16100$17400$18700$19950$21250
Very Low Income$18800$21500$24150$26850$29000$31150$33300$35450
Low-Income$30050$34350$38650$42950$46400$49800$53250$56700
York County, NE
30% of Median$12100$13850$15550$17300$18700$20050$21450$22850
Very Low Income$20200$23100$25950$28850$31150$33450$35750$38100
Low-Income$32300$36900$41550$46150$49850$53550$57250$60900