The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) wishes to announce the publication of the Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund (NAHTF) application guidelines and the opening of the annual NAHTF application cycle. The NAHTF is a resource to help increase the supply and improve the quality of affordable housing in Nebraska.

The NAHTF program includes two types of applications, Housing Projects and Technical Assistance Funding. Pre-applications are required and due on or before March 12, 2020. Full applications are due on or before May 13, 2020.

DED recommends a thorough review of the 2020 NAHTF application guidelines, as significant format and process changes have occurred from previous years. Most significant this year, pre-applications and applications will be accepted electronically only, via AmpliFund (simple instructions for electronic submission can be found in the application guidelines).

The following workshops will be offered to provide technical assistance to potential applicants:

Pre-Application Workshop:

  • February 19, 2020, 1:30 p.m. CST, WebEx – Website Streaming.


Full Application Workshops (online):

  • March 24, 2020, 1:30 p.m. CST, WebEx – Website Streaming (link TBD)
  • April 16, 2020, 10:00 a.m. CST, WebEx – Website Streaming (link TBD)

Full Application Workshops (in-person):

Four in-person workshops will be held between March 30 and April 10, 2020. Dates, locations, and times will be determined and announced after pre-applications have been submitted.

Application Guidelines and Contact Info:

Application guidelines are available at:

For more information, contact Evan Clark, Housing Specialist, at or 402-471-4679; or, Kylee Bischoff, Application Coordinator, at or 402-471-2843.