Douglas County’s “Best in the Nation” General Assitance Under Review

>View the committee presentation with slides here.

>Read the 2022–2023 proposed guidelines here.

In this Aug. 4, 2021, file photo, housing advocates protest the eviction moratorium in New York. (AP Photo/Brittainy Newman, File)
  • Court-ordered child support that has been paid during the current month will be an allowable deduction from the gross earnings of a client’s earned income.
  • Standard housing deduction will allow for an exemption of up to $150 earned/unearned income per month, an increase of $50 from the current guidelines.
  • One licensed or unlicensed motor vehicle that is being used to meet the client’s transportation needs will be excluded if the motor vehicle’s fair market value is less than $12,000 (an increase of $5,000 from the previous rule).
  • A new provision will allow the Director to “suspend the strict application of these general provisions during the period a local emergency or disaster has been declared by the Board of County Commissioners of Douglas County, Nebraska, if strict compliance with these general provisions would in any way prevent, hinder, or delay necessary action in coping with the declared local emergency or disaster.”
  • Douglas County Department of General Assistance, 1111 S. 41st, STE 220
  • Douglas County Board of Commissioners, LC2 Civic Center, 1819 Farnam Street
  • Douglas County Sheriff, 3601 N. 156th Street
  • City Clerk of Bennington, 15514 Warehouse St. Bennington, NE
  • City Clerk of the Village of Waterloo, 509 S. Front St., Waterloo, NE
  • City Clerk of Valley, 203 N. Spruce St., Valley, NE
  • All Omaha Public Library locations

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