Section 8 Existing Housing Choice Voucher Program/Rental Assistance

This program is available to eligible families meeting income guidelines. Funding for this program is received from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Applicant, once approved for housing, attends a briefing session and seeks their own unit. All units must be inspected and meet housing quality standards. The Housing Authority will then sign a contract with the landlord on behalf of the family and the family signs a lease with the landlord.

Payments for rent and/or utilities will be made to the landlord and/or tenant based on income of family, rent and allowance for a particular unit, and unit size.

Annual inspections and recertifications are required as a part of this program.


The Cozad Housing Authority offers a variety of housing options for all ages and income.

All income must be verified by third party and includes Social Security, interest from assets, pensions, VA benefits, etc. Adjustments to your income to be deducted from income include prescription drugs, eye glasses, hearing aids, and one health insurance policy. These also must be verified. All units owned and/or managed by the Cozad Housing Authority offer maintenance with lawn care and snow removal provided.

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The Mission of the Housing Authority of the City of Cozad is to provide safe, decent and sanitary housing to low and moderate income persons living in the City of Cozad and the entire Dawson County area.

Cozad Housing Authority
421 West 9th Street
Cozad, NE 69130
[email protected]

Phone: (308) 784-3661
Fax: (308) 784-3287
TDD: (308) 784-3661, ext. 16
Toll Free: 1-877-978-1100

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