Author: Kasey Ogle

AG Opinion on CARES Appropriations Does Not Include Full Legal Analysis

On July 17, 2020, the Attorney General released an opinion on the authority of the Governor to distribute Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) granted to the State of Nebraska through the federal CARES Act. We had previously shared Appleseed’s analysis that the Governor acting unilaterally to spend CRF money violates Nebraska’s constitutional separation of powers. The Attorney General’s legal analysis contains… Read more →

Collective Impact Lincoln provides recommendations to the City of Lincoln that address housing adequacy and affordability

In February, the City of Lincoln released a draft of its 2020 Affordable Housing Coordinated Action Plan. The Affordable Housing Coordinated Action Plan is built from a wealth of information that forms a picture of Lincoln’s housing market today. It includes an examination of Lincoln’s historic trends, population demographics, economy, and housing market conditions.  The plan confirms what we’ve heard… Read more →

Take Action: Speak Up for Housing Rights

In February, the City of Lincoln released a draft of its 2020 Affordable Housing Coordinated Action Plan. The Affordable Coordinated Action Plan is built from a wealth of information that forms a picture of Lincoln’s housing market today. It includes an examination of Lincoln’s historic trends, population demographics, economy, and housing market conditions. The plan confirms what we’ve heard directly… Read more →

What You Need to Know About Eviction Moratoriums in Nebraska

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout our communities, it becomes increasingly important to ensure that everyone has a safe, stable place to call home. And even absent the COVID-19 pandemic, evictions are already hugely destabilizing events that displace tenants and often result in homelessness. Through a series of statewide and federal actions, certain protections against evictions are being… Read more →