Story Collection: Homeowners

Phylis’ letter: You can’t put a price on inspiration

Phylis’ letter: You can’t put a price on inspiration

Phylis’ street was revitalized during the year’s first Rock the Block held in Omaha’s Minne Lusa neighborhood. She shared a letter, reflecting on how the experience has changed her home, her neighborhood and her outlook.

Celebrating achievements

Celebrating achievements

A stable home big enough to fit her family was Nyachoch’s goal. With five children and one granddaughter, Nyachoch knew she had to find a five-bedroom home to keep her family together. Now, almost two years later, Nyachoch looks at her home with pride.

Keep Your Home Warm and Cozy This Winter

Keep Your Home Warm and Cozy This Winter

Omaha has gotten more than its fair share of freezing temps, snow, and ice this winter. Our home improvement team assembled some simple tips to help you keep your home cozy until signs of spring emerge.

Paying it Forward

Paying it Forward

“Every time I needed help with something about my house, staff checked for me and told me how to do it, who to contact, and gave me a phone number,” Saw Khu Soe says. “So I try to help others.” Saw Khu Soe hopes to support others the way that Habitat Omaha staff supported him throughout his homeownership journey.