Story Collection: Community

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring has officially sprung in Nebraska. The days are getting longer, birds are chirping, and trees are budding. Just like us, our homes are often ready for renewal after the cold weather has lifted. Our team of experts has shared a checklist­­ to help keep your house safe, comfortable and in sound condition.

Disaster Recovery Safety Resources

Disaster Recovery Safety Resources

Safety and security are the first priorities for all Habitat Omaha construction and repair projects. In times of disaster response, special care and instructions can help ensure people remain protected throughout recovery work. We have assembled safety resources to help people remain protected throughout recovery work.

Take a Stand for Safe Housing

Take a Stand for Safe Housing

The Omaha City Council will vote April 2 on a rental housing ordinance. Urge your councilmember to support proactive inspections.

Flood Relief Efforts Move Forward, Help Still Needed

Flood Relief Efforts Move Forward, Help Still Needed

Although the flood damage and loss are extensive, we remain inspired by the incredible sense of community and kindness across our state. Habitat Omaha’s Flood Relief Task Force continues to mobilize staff, partners and volunteers to aid with relief efforts, and we need your help.

City Council Rental Housing Safety Proposals Update

City Council Rental Housing Safety Proposals Update

Hundreds of people attended the March 12 City Council hearing on rental housing safety proposals. After four hours of testimony, it remains indisputable that Omaha is facing a housing crisis with dire consequences for the strength and health of our city.

Taking Action for Quality, Affordable Housing

Taking Action for Quality, Affordable Housing

Habitat Omaha submitted testimony in support of Legislative Bill 163 which would help increase affordable housing by providing benefits to housing developers for voluntarily restricting rent on a small percentage of units in multi-family rental residential projects, thereby adding more affordable homes to our city’s housing market.