Friend Housing Authority

Waiting List
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Open Until Further Notice: Friend Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

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


The FHA offers one Public Housing community with 30 units for general occupancy, ranging in size from 1 to 2 bedrooms. Please only apply if your family composition can fit into one of these units.


Please note: This waiting list has preferences. This means that applicants who qualify for these preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of these preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance.


There are two ways to apply:


1. Visit the FHA office to pick up an application, located at 1027 2nd St., Friend, NE 68359, from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm CT, Monday-Friday.
2. Download an application here (click on administration tab and the application will show up), then print and complete.


Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above, from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm, Monday-Friday.


Documents are not needed at this time. But, if you would like to bring them to keep them file here is what will be needed: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, government issued IDs for all adult household members, SS/SSI/unemployment award letter (if applicable), proof of all other income.


The FHA does have a preference for: Displaced by a natural disaster, displaced by government action, victim of domestic violence, working, enrolled in a job training program, or attending school full time.


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 In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list.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, visit the FHA website, or call the office at (402) 947-6371 from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

About The Agency

Friend Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 28 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

1027 2nd Street, Friend, NE

(402) 947-6371

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Friend Housing Authority?

Friend Housing Authority serves 26 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 26 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Friend Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 44 percent of households served by Friend Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 78 percent of Friend Housing Authority households.

How many Friend Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 4 households and make up 19 percent of households served by Friend Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Friend Housing Authority?

There are 17 female-headed renter households living in Friend Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 67% of those served by the Friend Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Friend Housing Authority renters?

Black 1
White 24
Hispanic 1

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Friend Housing Authority?

There are 15 households headed by seniors served by the Friend Housing Authority. Senior households are 59% of households in Friend Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Friend Housing Authority housing?

There are 5 persons with disabilities living in Friend Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 22% of households served by the Friend Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Friend Housing Authority?

The Friend Housing Authority is rated as a high performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Friend Housing Authority

Friendship Terrace

1027 2nd St, Friend, Nebraska 68359

payment Subsidized