Housing

Our 2016 Housing Study showed a need for roughly 400 housing units. Take a look at the progress being made to date...approximately 100 units are either complete or under construction! Check out the links below for more information.

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Jun 14, 2018

Covered WestCovered Bridge Heights West
Duplexes, triplexes, and fourplexes for sale in quiet 50+ development on east edge of town.

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Apr 13, 2018

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Apr 13, 2018

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Mar 21, 2018

The Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA)
The Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA) offers single family homeownership assistance for first time home buyers (someone who has not had an ownership interest in a principal residence in the past three years), active military and/or qualified veterans.  Homebuyers must be at or below maximum income limits and purchase price limits (in non-targeted areas, home cannot exceed $225,000 purchase price).  For a 1 – 2...

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Mar 21, 2018

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides Direct Home Ownership Loans and works with approved lenders by issuing a guarantee on a home mortgage loan.  The USDA Direct Home Ownership Loan follows income limits, requires acceptable credit history with adequate repayment ability and the borrower must show they are unable to acquire conventional credit for their home purchase.  Homes must be of modest size. ...

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Mar 21, 2018

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Home Repair and Grants
USDA has a rural home repair loan and grants programs to assist low income owner-occupied homeowners in rural areas to remove health and safety hazards and make necessary repairs.  Loans can be repaid up to 20 years at 1% interest rate and be for up to $20,000.  

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Mar 21, 2018

Blue Valley Community Action Partnership (BVCA)
Blue Valley Community Action Partnership (BVCA) serves several counties in southeast Nebraska with housing assistance programs.  The BVCA Partnership has funds to assist income eligible applicants to purchase homes in their service area including Gage County.  The Homeownership Opportunity Program is funded by a grant from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development.  These funds assist with closing costs, down payment assistance and rehabilitation of existing...

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Mar 21, 2018

The Nebraska Housing Developers Association (FirstDown)
The Nebraska Housing Developers Association through referrals of their non-profit members may assist with down payment and closing cost assistance to eligible Nebraska borrowers who meet specific conditions.

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Jun 23, 2016

BVCA Housing Department Programs Flyer 2016
CROWN utilizes the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program through the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority as one financing tool. Other sources of financing may be HOME funds, Affordable Housing Trust funds, Federal Home Loan Bank funds, local government grants and loans, and traditional development financing sources.

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Jun 23, 2016

Gage County and Communities Nebraska County-Wide Housing Study with Strategies for Affordable Housing 2021
The County-Wide Housing Study was funded by the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority Housing Study Grant Program, with matching funds from the Gage Area Growth Enterprise (NGage). The County-Wide Housing Study was completed with the guidance and direction of NGage.

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Jun 23, 2016

Housing Action Plan Handout
The greatest challenge for Gage County, during the next five years, will be to develop housing units for low- to moderate-income families, the elderly and special population households, with attention given to workforce households. Overall, Gage County should build 446 new units; 283 owner units and 163 rental units, by 2021.

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Jun 23, 2016

Housing Study Summary
The following Gage County “Housing Goals & Action Steps” reflect citizen input through Surveys, Community Housing Forums, Employer Listening Sessions and meetings with the Gage County Housing Steering Committee, with the leadership of Gage Area Growth Enterprise (NGage). These activities provided several opportunities for input from various individuals, organizations, groups and Community and County leadership, regarding the existing and future housing needs of the County...

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Jun 23, 2016

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Jun 23, 2016

RFP Downtown Housing
Gage Area Growth Enterprise (NGage) along with its community partners, is seeking proposals from interested, qualified housing Developer(s) to develop owner and/or rental housing units in Downtown Beatrice, Nebraska, as an important component to the Beatrice Downtown Housing Initiative. The development project will highlight the rehabilitation of multi-story commercial buildings for residential occupation.

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Jun 23, 2016

RFP Elderly Rental Housing
Gage Area Growth Enterprise (NGage) along with its community partners, is seeking proposals from interested, qualified housing Developer(s) to develop a 52-unit, Elderly Housing Program in the Communities of Adams, Beatrice Cortland and Wymore, Nebraska, as an important component to Gage County’s Continuum of (Housing) Residential Program.

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Jun 23, 2016

RFP Rent-to-Own Housing
Gage Area Growth Enterprise (NGage), along with its community partners, is seeking proposals from interested, qualified housing Developer(s) to develop a 21-unit, Credit-To-Own (CROWN) Rental Housing Program in the Communities of Adams, Beatrice Cortland and Wymore, Nebraska, as an important component to the Gage County Workforce Housing Initiative.

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Jun 23, 2016

RFP Single Family Housing
Gage Area Growth Enterprise (NGage) is seeking proposals from interested, qualified housing Developer(s) to develop single family housing units in Beatrice, Nebraska, as an important component to the Gage County Workforce Housing Initiative.

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Jun 23, 2016

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Jun 17, 2016

Gage County Housing Study and Related Documents
2016 Gage County Housing StudyAction Plan Summary 

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