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October 8, 2019
Media Contact:
Wynn Hjermstad, Urban Development, 402-441-8211

Public Meeting on Affordable Housing Action Plan Set for October 17

Public urged to take online survey

The public is invited to comment on affordable housing issues at a meeting from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, October 17, at Educare Lincoln, (connected to Belmont Elementary School), 3435 N. 14th St. Representatives from the City's Urban Development Department and Collective Impact Lincoln will lead discussion regarding the creation of Lincoln's Affordable Housing Action Plan.

The focus of the plan is to create strategies that maintain and increase the supply of quality affordable housing in Lincoln as the city continues to grow. The final plan is expected to be released at the end of the year or early 2020.

The City is working with RDG Planning & Design to complete a plan that combines community input, market studies and data analysis. Working with residents and other Lincoln stakeholders, the process aims to identify opportunities and issues in the housing market and work with stakeholders to find successful strategies.

The public is encouraged to take a survey and learn more about the plan by visiting (keyword: affordable). If you have a group or organization that would like to provide more input, contact Wynn Hjermstad at for materials to help your group lead a discussion and provide input.

For more information on the plan, visit (keyword: affordable).

Accommodation Notice

The City of Lincoln complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 guidelines. Ensuring the public's access to and participating in public meetings is a priority for the City of Lincoln. In the event you are in need of a reasonable accommodation in order to attend or participate in a public meeting conducted by the City of Lincoln, please contact the Director of Equity and Diversity, Lincoln Commission on Human Rights, at 402-441‐7624, 555 S 10th St, Ste. 304, Lincoln, NE, 68508 as soon as possible before the scheduled meeting date in order to make your request.

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