Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation administers and manages housing programs to benefit the citizens of Perkins, Chase, Hayes, Hitchcock, and Dundy counties in Southwest Nebraska.  Below are several programs that we work with. Each program has an application and guidelines that pertain to the communities we are currently working in.

Owner-Occupied-Rehabilitation (OOR)--

Low-to-moderate income homeowners are eligible to make their homes more energy efficient and safe through the OOR program. For more information and an application form, click on the links below
Program Guidelines * OOR Application

Perkins County: OOR Application | Program Guidelines

Palisade: OOR Application | Program Guidelines

Downpayment Assistance with Rehabilitation (DPA)--
Down payment assistance for first time home buyers in the low-to-moderate income range. Please call our office to see if funds are available.  Qualification includes:

  • The projected 12-month household income of the family must not exceed 80 percent of median income (For current income limits please contact SWNCBC.) This information will be third party verified once application has been made.
  • First Time Home buyer definition: The person must not have bought a home in the past three years;

DPA Guidelines * DPA Application

SWNCBC Housing Rentals--
The six affordable housing units managed by SWNCBC in Grant are currently full. However, we encourage those who are interested to apply, with the applications being kept on file when we do get a vacancy. More information can be found in the link below. Please call SWNCBC for an application.
Rental Housing Information