Story Collection: Neighbors

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.

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.

Take Action to Support Rental Inspections

Take Action to Support Rental Inspections

LB85 would provide for a rental housing inspection program — a huge step for ensuring rental properties are safe and adequately maintained. Please take a few minutes today to speak up for safe, affordable housing by asking your senator to support LB85.

New Roofs for Two Neighbors

New Roofs for Two Neighbors

When she started finding shingles in her yard, Ruth knew she needed to replace her roof. She had volunteered with Habitat Omaha through her church in the past, but she didn’t know about the Home Repair Program until she spoke with program manager Danyelle, who encouraged her to apply for an interest free loan to take care of replacing her roof.

Our Light at the End of the Tunnel

Our Light at the End of the Tunnel

Jean’s focus these past five years has naturally been on caring for Ellis, and little by little, their home fell into disrepair. They looked into hiring someone to do the repairs and quickly learned the cost was beyond anything their budget could handle. Things looked and felt hopeless as they wondered if they’d be able to stay in their home.