Fairbury Housing Authority
105 W 5th Street
Fairbury, Jefferson County, NE


Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Fairbury Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update April 29th, 2016.

The Fairbury Housing Authority (FHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for general occupancy.

The FHA offers one Public Housing community with 60 units for general occupancy, ranging in size from studios to 2 bedrooms.

To apply, visit the FHA office to pick up an application, located at 105 W 5th St., Fairbury, NE 68352, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Thursday; and on Fridays 9:00 am until 12:00 pm CT.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Thursday; and on Fridays 9:00 am until 12:00 pm.

Be sure to include these documents with the application: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, photo IDs for all adult household members, bank statements, three months of rent receipts, three months of pay stubs, SSI/SS award letter, unemployment award letter (if applicable).

The FHA does not have a preference. 

Applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the application is received.

Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Contact the housing authority to find out how to update application information.

For more information, call the FHA office at (402) 729-3451 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Thursday; and on Fridays 9:00 am until 12:00 pm.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Fairbury Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 60 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Fairbury Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units.

Fairbury Housing Authority is among the 77% of Nebraska housing authorities that only offer public housing. Section 8 assistance in its target area is administered by another nearby housing authority.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Fairbury Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 5/10/10 Plan
2008 4/21/08 Plan
2007 4/30/07 Plan
2006 5/4/06 Plan
2005 4/27/05 Plan
2004 6/4/04 Plan
2003 6/2/03 Plan
2002 6/18/02 Plan
2001 6/5/01 Plan
2000 6/27/00 Plan