Housing Partners of Western Nebraska

This housing agency serves Cheyenne County, Scotts Bluff County, Bayard, Bridgeport, Gordon, Kimball, Nebraska.

Waiting List
Open Until Further Notice:  Housing Partners of Western Nebraska Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Housing Partners of Western Nebraska Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Until Further Notice:  Housing Partners of Western Nebraska Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Partners of Western Nebraska (HPWN) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice. 

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the HPWN office to pick up an application, located at 89A Woodley Park Road Gering, NE 69341, from 7:30 am until 3:30 pm MT, Monday-Thursday.
  2. Download an application online, then print and complete.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 7:30 am until 3:30 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Be sure to include these documents with the application: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, Government issues ID for all adult household members, if receiving; Social Security, Workmans Compensation, Unemployemployment, or TANF, you must bring in the award letter. You will be given an interview the same day you hand in the application, so please do not bring any children. All adults must be present. 

Please note: If you do not have all of the documents listed, the HPWN will give you two weeks to turn it in. If you fail to turn it in within the two weeks, your application will be withdrawn.

The HPWN does have a preference for elderly and disabled.As of April 2016, the current wait time for a voucher is approximately 4 to 6 weeks.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 In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list.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 HPWN website, or call the office at 308-632-0473 from 7:30 am until 3:30 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Open Until Further Notice: Housing Partners of Western Nebraska Public Housing Waiting List

Please note: Housing Partners of Western Nebraska also manages the Public housing program for the Chappell Housing Authority.Housing Partners of Western Nebraska (HPWN) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled households.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.The HPWN offers family and senior/disabled household communities, ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms, located throughout Scotts Bluff County, including Gering, Terry Town, Morrill, Minatare, Bridgeport, and Chappell.There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the HPWN main office to pick up an application, located at 89A Woodley Park Road, Gering, NE 69341, from 7:30 am until 3:30 pm MT, Monday-Thursday.
  2. Download an application here, then print and complete.
  3. Call the HAPWN office at (308) 632-0473 to find out when a staff member will be at one of the branch offices to submit an application.
Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 7:30 am until 3:30 pm, Monday-Thursday.Be sure to include these documents with the application: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, Government issues ID for all adult household members, if receiving; Social Security, Workmans Compensation, Unemployemployment, or TANF, you must bring in the award letter. You will be given an interview the same day you hand in the application, so please do not bring any children. All adults must be present. Please note: If you do not have all of the documents listed, the HPWN will give you two weeks to turn it in. If you fail to turn it in within the two weeks, your application will be withdrawn.The HPWN does have a preference for elderly and disabled.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 HPWN website, or call the office at (308) 632-0473 from 7:30 am until 3:30 pm, Monday-Thursday.

About The Agency

Housing Partners of Western Nebraska provides affordable housing for up to 592 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

89a Woodley Park Road, Gering, NE

Visit Website(308) 632-0473

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 Housing Partners of Western Nebraska?

Housing Partners of Western Nebraska serves 585 low-income households. The agency manages 508 Housing Choice Vouchers and 149 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Housing Partners of Western Nebraska?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 75 percent of households served by Housing Partners of Western Nebraska. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 96 percent of Housing Partners of Western Nebraska households.

How many Housing Partners of Western Nebraska residents are employed?

Working adults head 134 households and make up 23 percent of households served by Housing Partners of Western Nebraska.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Housing Partners of Western Nebraska?

There are 444 female-headed renter households living in Housing Partners of Western Nebraska housing. Households headed by females are 76% of those served by the Housing Partners of Western Nebraska.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Housing Partners of Western Nebraska renters?

Black 12
Native American 35
Asian-Pacific Islander 6
White 392
Hispanic 146

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Housing Partners of Western Nebraska?

There are 216 households headed by seniors served by the Housing Partners of Western Nebraska. Senior households are 37% of households in Housing Partners of Western Nebraska housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Housing Partners of Western Nebraska housing?

There are 181 persons with disabilities living in Housing Partners of Western Nebraska housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 31% of households served by the Housing Partners of Western Nebraska.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Housing Partners of Western Nebraska?

The Housing Partners of Western Nebraska 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 Housing Partners of Western Nebraska

Bluff View Manor

507 Avenue A, Minatare, Nebraska 69361

Canterbury Estates

2450 Canterbury Lane, Sidney, Nebraska 69162

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