Housing

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Housing

Legal Aid of Nebraska provides information, referrals, advice, self-help services, limited assistance and representation to qualifying low-income individuals with legal problems that fit within our housing priority.

Our Objectives:

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Prevent Loss of Housing

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Enforce Right to Safe and Habitable Housing

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Preserve Right to Obtain and Maintain Housing

Common Legal Issues We Help With

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Eviction

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Denial or termination of public or subsidized housing benefits (e.g. Section 8 voucher)

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Landlord has unlawfully changed locks or shut off utilities

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Mobile home evictions

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Default or delinquent on mortgage payment

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Homestead exemption

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Unsafe living conditions in rental unit

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Denial of reasonable accommodation request due to disability

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Return of security deposit

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Utilities shut off or at risk of being shut off

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Foreclosure

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Tax liens on real estate

How We Help

Legal Aid of Nebraska provides information, referrals, advice, self-help services, limited assistance and representation to qualifying low-income individuals with legal problems that fit within our children and families priority. The type of assistance we provide depends upon your situation, the legal issue and Legal Aid’s resources. Our services are free to those who qualify. Click here to learn how to apply for services.