About NeighborhoodLIFT

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Welcome to the NeighborhoodLIFT program in collaboration with Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks®America. Discover the possibilities of homeownership and find out if it’s right for you!

All NeighborhoodLIFT funds in the Omaha area have been committed and are NOT available at this time. Check back periodically in the event that limited funds become available.

NeighborhoodLIFT Program Information

  • Provides eligible homebuyers with $15,000 in down payment assistance on qualified properties ($17,500 for veterans and service members, teachers, law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians.)

  • Provides homebuyer education that will prepare you for finding and financing a home and for managing the financial responsibilities of homeownership 

  • Assistance is not limited to first-time buyers

  • Borrowers’ annual income in combination with household size must be at or below the income limits set for the program in the Omaha area. Income limits are higher for military service members, veterans, law enforcement officers, Pre-K-12th grade teachers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians. 
    View Income Limits.
    View First Responder, Military & Teacher Benefit Information.

  • Properties qualified for the program must be: 

  1. Located in Douglas or Sarpy County 

  2. The primary, owner-occupied home of the buyer(s)

  3. A single-family home (attached or detached), 2-4 unit home, condominium, townhome, PUD, co-op, land trust or qualified manufactured home

NOTE: No closings may take place before July 23, 2019, and no closings may take place until 21 days after your eligibility determination session (EDS).                                    

See our Frequently Asked Questions Page