Build Your Home Sweet Home
Are you looking to build a new home in Ord? The City of Ord, along with several project partners, has completed a 37-lot housing development to meet the needs of our growing community. On this page you will find information for home building along with the many development incentives available for new housing construction.
Interested in buying a lot? Lots for sale are available on a first come-first serve basis. Several relocation incentives are available for for families that income-qualify. Income-qualified builder incentives include downpayment assistance, free lots and free utility connections. For more information, contact Trevor Lee at Valley County Economic Development for details (firstname.lastname@example.org). You can download a brochure that describes program features in detail here (.pdf).
How Do I Income-Qualify? Families seeking to qualify for home building incentives can begin by filling out this Buyer’s Information Sheet here (.doc) and also by contacting Judy Petersen of Central Nebraska Housing Developers at (402) 340-0106 or email@example.com. Applications for downpayment assistance can be downloaded here. In addition, program guidelines for income-qualified buyers can be found here.
Looking for contact local contractors? The Ord Area Chamber of Commerce provides contact information for local contracts on the Ord BIZ page. You can find local contractors here. Suggested search
Where can I find home furnishings? The Ord BIZ business directory has details on which local Chamber businesses provide building supplies, home furnishings or interior design. Suggested search terms: “Decorating” and “Furniture“
How about financing? Ord area banks have several financing options for purchasing a home. You can find Chamber member banks here (suggested search term: “Banks“ and “Savings and Loans“). As an additional incentive for the housing development, the City of Ord provides 4% interest construction financing loans for buyers that income-qualify. Down payment assistance will be available to prospective homeowners that income-qualify as well. Contact Trevor Lee at Valley County Economic Development for details: firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Neighborhoods project partners include the City of Ord, the Loup Valley Investment Club, Greater Loup Valley Activities, Inc., Valley County Economic Development, Central Nebraska Housing Developers, Mesner Development Corporation, the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development. The City of Ord is a fair housing provider.