Housing and Utility Assistance Available

If the pandemic has prevented you from paying for housing and utilities, financial assistance from the City of Lincoln may be available to you.

Money to pay for gas, electricity and water bills, and rent payments is available now to those who qualify. These funds do not have to be repaid. To qualify, you must meet income guidelines, and need must be a result of COVID-19.

Emergency Rental Assistance Tenant Application

Emergency Rental Assistance Landlord Application

Policies and Procedures(PDF, 265KB)

Note to Landlords - please have this form(PDF, 174KB) completed prior to beginning the landlord application online. Be prepared to upload this document at the conclusion of the online application.


For assistance or to apply by telephone, call 402-441-4942.

Household Size Income Limit for Assistance
1 $46,000
2 $52,600
3 $59,150
4 $65,700
5 $71,000
6 $76,250
7 $81,500
8 $86,750
Catholic Social Services of Southern Nebraska Cedars UNL Center on Children, Families, and the Law CenterPointe Community Action Partnership Family Service Lincoln The Hub Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach Nebraska Children and Families Foundation