The North Bend Eagle


Applications for housing funds now available

Published 8/1/18

FREMONT – The Greater Fremont Development Council is pleased to announce that the Dodge County Investment Fund (DCIF) “Loan Application” is now available for developer’s seeking to develop workforce housing in Dodge County.

Applications available
Applications for down payment assistance and loans for housing developers can be found at under the “Housing” tab.

As discussed in a June 20 Eagle article, the purpose of the Dodge County Investment Fund is to provide “gap” financing to developers of workforce housing and homebuyers consistent with the Workforce Housing Investment Act.

Developers can access the application online at on the “Housing” page. Also available there is an application for down payment assistance for home buyers. Info can also be found at under the Housing tab.

The deadline for the first round of loans is Aug. 15.

The DCIF will support workforce housing projects for rental, single-family, and multi-family units, rehabilitation and upper level housing; as well as a homebuyer assistance program for those new to a Dodge County community. To discuss your project, contact executive director, Garry Clark at 402-753-8126 or

The program is made possible by the State of Nebraska and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, the Greater Fremont Development Council Board of Directors and Investors and the following local match fund contributors: City of Fremont, Fremont Beef Company, Fremont Contract Carriers, City of Scribner, Nebraska Investment Finance Authority, Lincoln Premium Poultry/Costco, Fremont Area Community Foundation, and First National Bank.

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