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Utilities

City Hall, 1st Floor • 220 North Hastings Avenue (402) 461-2302

Rent and utilities assistance available for Hastings residents

The State of Nebraska launched its Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program to provide assistance for renters struggling to pay both rent and utilities as a result of COVID-19 financial hardship.

The ERA program provides funds to assist Nebraska low-income households outside of Lancaster and Douglas Counties.

Households seeking financial support can apply by visiting the state’s Coronavirus website page at Coronavirus.Nebraska.gov. Eligible households can obtain assistance for rent or utilities due from April 1, 2020 through November 30, 2021.

Proof of financial need is required, and applicants must provide all required documents. Only applicants who meet all eligibility guidelines will be considered.

Applications will be accepted through at least August of 2021. Additional funds are subject to availability after August of 2021.

Published Date: 03/15/2021

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