Emergency Rental & Utility Assistance (ERA) Events | Aug & Sep

About Emergency Rental Assistance

The Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) is for past due rent and utilities or future rent payments. Computers and scanners will be available to complete the online application and upload the required documentation. Staff and volunteers will be onsite to assist and answer questions.

*For information on the other services available see the Participating Agencies and Services/Resources List.

Throughout August and September, we are hosting multiple events across Cass County to help those struggling to pay rent or utilities. This event is for Tenants and Landlords alike.

August 4, (Wed)Plattsmouth | Library
August 17, (Tue)Weeping Water | Library
August 18, (Wed)Plattsmouth | Library
August 23, (Mon)Eagle | TBD
August 25, (Wed)Louisville | Library
September 1, (Wed)Plattsmouth | Library
September 15, (Wed)Plattsmouth | Library
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Household Income Eligibility

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*Walk-Ins welcome but registration preferred.

We currently don’t have any events planned but can find a time and place to help you fill out an application Register below! Questions? Call 402-253-1993.

Be Sure to Bring

  • Government Issued Photo Identification
  • Current Lease or Rental Agreement (and – Lease End date)
  • Proof of Income for all Household Members (e.g pay stubs or 2020 W-2s or 1040s) 
  • Proof of Financial Hardship or loss due to COVID-19 (e.g unemployment, medical bills)
  • Landlord Name/Company Name, Address, Phone Number and Email
  • Eviction notice, notice of eviction court hearing or statement/letter of past-due rent (if applicable)
  • Past Due Utility bill(s) (if applicable)
  • For each Household member (adults and children alike):
    o     First, Middle and Last Name
    o     Date of Birth
    o     Social Security Number
    o     Marital Status
    o     Employment Status
    o     2020 Total Annual Income
    o     Last and Prior Month’s Income (You will be required to Upload Proof of Income: (2020 W-2, 2020 Form 1040, income statement or pay stubs from prior two months)

The (ERA) program provides funds to assist Nebraska households outside of Lancaster & Douglas Counties who are struggling to pay rent and utilities due to COVID-19.

Eligible households can obtain assistance for rent or utilities due from April 1, 2020, through November 30, 2021.

Participating Agencies Services/Resources List

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