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Housing - Renting and Buying

Omaha 100

2401 Lake Street, Suite #102 - (402) 342-3773: The mission of Omaha 100 is to provide homeownership opportunities through public and private partnerships, financing, and technical assistance enabling low and moderate income borrowers to own their own home.  Omaha 100 provides conventional mortgage financing to approved applicants purchasing homes from community development corporations, public housing authorities, and from private homeowners on the open market.  Also, Omaha 100 offers a Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA) mortgage loan to applicants purchasing a home from a private homeowner on the open market.  Furthermore, Omaha 100 assist applicants who otherwise would not qualify for assists from traditional bank financing due to credit issues and/or insufficient savings for down payment and closing cost.  www.omaha100.org

The Municipal Housing Agency of Council Bluffs

Regal Towers 505 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs - (712) 322-1491 and Dudley Court 201 North 25th Street, Council Bluffs - (712) 322-1901: Public Housing in Council Bluffs is open low-income families, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities.  Applicants with criminal backgrounds will be considered on a case by case basis.  However, convictions resulting from manufacture or production of methamphetamine on the premises of any assisted housing project or program result in a permanent bar from occupancy.  Applications for public housing can be submitted at either housing complex or online at www.mhacb.org

Housing - Transitional

Community Alliance - Housing Management Services

4001 Leavenworth Street - (402) 341-5128: Community Alliance Housing Management Services manages the rental application and lease processes as well as the physical property management for all Community Alliance owned and operated housing. The nonprofit Community Alliance system currently owns and/or operates over 200 housing units in the metropolitan Omaha area. All housing is for adult men and women who have a mental illness as is linked with mental health rehabilitation and support services.  www.cahms.org

Freedom Road 3/4 House

825 North 48th Street - (402) 933-7354: Freedom Road House is a three-quarter way house set up with the intent of preparing men in recovery to return to society and their families by becoming self-supporting, employed, and law abiding members of the community.  Information regarding house rules and application requirements is available at www.freedomroadhouse.com

Heartland Family Service - Heartland Transitional Housing

302 American Parkway, Papillion - (402) 552-7081: Scattered-site Transitional Supportive Housing program for single women and women with children who have experienced homelessness due to domestic violence, stalking, or sexual assault. TSH programs provide rental assistance and services to help individuals and families break the cycle of homelessness.  Applicants must have income to cover monthly expenses.  www.heartlandfamilyservice.org

Hope of Glory Ministries - Williams Prepared Place

3525 Evans Street - (402) 991-3948: The Williams Prepared Place is a transitional living facility offering supportive services including substance abuse treatment.  The goal is to assist individuals and families attain self-sufficiency through spiritual awareness programs, rehabilitation programs, life skills, career development and job training.  To qualify an individual must be homeless, must be able to work and pay rent, and have a primary diagnosis of chemical dependency.  Rent is based on income.  The program runs for a minimum of 8 months.  www.hogcf.org

New Hope Life Center - Women's Transitional Living

(402) 345-4673: The New Hope Life Center for Women offers a six month minimum program commitment which addresses focused physical, mental, emotional and spiritual programming for residents.  The transitional living program is for adult females age 19 and over who have addiction issues and have completed an alcohol or drug treatment program.  More information on the program and the residency requirements is available on the website.  www.newlifehopecenters.com

New Visions Homeless Services - Timothy House

1435 North 15th Street, Council Bluffs - (712) 256-3940: The Timothy House is a 2 year transitional living program to help people transition to self-sufficiency.  The house consists of 26 individual units.  Programming includes small groups, therapy, AA, and more.  More information and applications are available at www.mohmsplace.org

New Visions Homeless Services - Veterans Transitional Living Program

1425 North 18th Street - (402) 505-3523: 2 year transitional living program is designed to help the veterans of the United States get back on their feet while aiding in their recovery from trauma, PTSD, financial loss, relationship issues, and general life problems of any kind.  This 26 unit complex comes as single bedroom apartments which consist of a kitchenette, living room, bedroom, bathroom and shower facilities in each room. Each apartment is approximately 500 square feet a piece. New Visions Homeless Services partners with Veterans Affairs to give each veteran the level of care that they deserve. From a personalized case plan to weekly therapy, each veteran is able to work on their life without distractions. Each veteran is also served a daily meal in our state of the art kitchen.  www.newvisions.cc

Open Door Mission - Permanent Supportive Housing

2828 North 23rd Street East - (402) 829-1545:  Apartment complex consisting of 41 two and three bedroom apartments for men, women and families who may benefit from living in a stable environment for an extended period of time. Residents can live in a supportive housing environment while working or attending school full time.   www.opendoormission.org

Open Door Mission - Rebuilding Lives Center

2020 Avenue J East - (402) 829-1545: Single room occupancy rental units for men in a permanent supportive housing setting.  Requirements: single men desiring to live in a sober living community, U.S. citizen or legal immigrant, income under $25,450 per year with ability to pay monthly rent, not a full time student.  Background check required.  Meals, utilities, furnishings, and phone line included with rent.  Call for an application appointment.  Walk-ins NOT accepted.  No referral needed.  If there are no current openings, applicants will be screened and placed on a waiting list.  www.opendoormission.org

Oxford Houses

Oxford Houses are self-run, self-supported, addiction recovery houses.  Check for vacancies at http://www.oxfordhouse.org/locate_houses.php

There are Oxford Houses operating in Fremont, Grand Island, Kearney, Lincoln, North Platte, and Omaha. www.oxfordhouse.org  

 

Restored Hope

2316 Howard Street - 345-7306:  Faith based transitional living facility for single mothers. Provides help to homeless and at-risk women to become stable, productive, spiritually grounded individuals with a renewed sense of self-worth and a positive outlook on their future. The program lasts one year and includes spiritual development, personal development, common sense parenting, mentoring, and life skills education. http://restoredhopeomaha.org

Salvation Army 37th Street Residential Readiness Program

3612 Cuming Street - (402) 898-7521: Provides short-term (24) weeks transitional housing and readiness classes for homeless individuals, married couples, and one to two parent families.  They will receive furnished living accommodations, employment assistance, intensive case management, 6 months aftercare, meals, parenting classes, substance abuse and mental health screening, Readiness Life Skills Classes for 12 weeks and referrals for professional counseling.  www.givesalvationarmy.org
 

Salvation Army Scattered Site/Harrington Homes

(402) 898-7521: Provides an 18-month transitional housing program that helps families and individuals reintegrate back into the community by providing housing, support services and assistance with obtaining affordable and safe permanent housing upon departure of the program. www.givesalvationarmy.org
 

Salvation Army Transitional Housing Residential Units (THRU)

3612 Cuming Street - (402) 898-7521: 12-month transitional housing program that helps families and individuals reintegrate back into the community by providing housing, support services and assistance with obtaining affordable and safe permanent housing upon departure from the program. www.givesalvationarmy.org

Santa Monica House

130 North 39th Street - (402) 558-7088: Santa Monica House offers a residential program including individual and group counseling, 12-step meetings, life skills training and relapse prevention to help women cope with daily stresses without dependence on drugs or alcohol.  Santa Monica’s Halfway House Program, a six to twelve month program, and Intermediate Residential Program, which is a twelve to twenty-four month program, offers care to women age 19 and over for up to two years. Residents must be willing to learn new methods of problem-solving and must abstain from mood-altering chemicals during their entire stay.   www.santamonicahouse.org

Stephen Center Transitional Living Program

2723 Q Street - (402) 731-0238: Independent housing opportunities for individuals who have successfully completed a drug and alcohol treatment program.  www.stephencenter.org

The A.R.C.H. Halfway House

604 South 37th Street - (402) 346-8898: The A.R.C.H. provides transitional living services to men age 18 and older who are recovering from addiction.  Consideration for admission required at least 72 hours of continuous sobriety. The living environment at the A.R.C.H. house is highly structured.  Residents are expected to pay room and board and maintain full-time employment.  Required programming may include individual and group counseling, AA meetings, GED classes, budgeting, and time management classes.  www.archhalfwayhouse.org

Immigrant and Refugee Services

Latino Center of the Midlands

4821 South 24th Street - (402) 733-2720: Provides assistance with legal and immigration forms, consultation and referral with licensed lawyers, legal and immigration technical support, U.S. citizenship exam preparation classes, income tax assistance, educational workshops, coordination of resources, and referrals to community programs and services for member of Omaha's Hispanic community.  www.latinocenterofthemidlands.org

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