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Are You at Risk of Eviction?

How to Prepare for an Eviction Court Hearing

  1. Contact Legal Aid of Nebraska at 1-844-268-5627 immediately if you are facing eviction.
  2. Attend ALL scheduled eviction hearings at the Lancaster County Courthouse, 575 S. 10th St., 2nd floor.
  3. Bring necessary documents: Be prepared to provide your 2021 Federal Tax Return OR 2 months of pay-stubs/bank records, a copy of your lease, and landlord contact information.
  4. Report suspected housing discrimination by submitting a confidential Lincoln Commission on Human Rights intake questionnaire or calling 402-441-7624.

These steps and more information on each step can be found in the
Tenant Assistance Project’s Outreach Packet / How to prepare for an Eviction Court Hearing(PDF, 1MB)

Reach out to the Lincoln Commission on Human Rights with questions or for more information: