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Welcome to the Omaha Planning Department - Community Development Division Website!

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Welcome to the Community Development Division (CDD). CDD is one of three divisions comprising the City of Omaha’s Planning Department. Its primary mission is neighborhood revitalization. Through housing and other community development programs, CDD addresses a variety of quality of life concerns in the City’s older, more distressed neighborhoods. The links located to the left will give you an understanding of CDD programs and processes but should you need more detail, there is contact information provided.

   News and Updates

Proposed Demolition of Southside Terrace

For information on the proposed demolition of Southside Terrace, visit this link. There you will find information about the proposed demolition, upcoming public meetings, and ways to comment.

2019 Action Plan Amendment

To view this document visit this link. If you wish to comment on the amended document, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

City of Omaha Citizen Participation Plan

The Citizen Participation Plan (CPP) is designed to encourage citizens, especially low- and moderate-income citizens, to participate in the development and amendment of the Consolidated Plan, the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER), and the development and revision of the AFH. It also encourages citizens to participate in the development and amendment of the CPP. View the document below for more information. If you wish to comment on the CPP, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Choice Neighborhoods Newsletter

The purpose of the Choice Neighborhood News newsletter is to share with you important information about progress and events related to the North 30th Street Choice Neighborhoods Implementation grant. The newsletters will be issued quarterly in February, May, August, and November. View the first Choice Neighborhood News newsletter below!

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Omaha Rental Registry

This year begins the City of Omaha's Rental Property Registration and Inspection program from Ordinance 41767. Residential rental property owners are required to register with the City by March 31, 2020. For more information on the program, including upcoming meetings and how to register, visit omaharentalinfo.cityofomaha.org.

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2021 CDBG and HOME Application Guidelines, Instructions

The application period for 2021 CDBG and HOME funding will be from January 16, 2020 - April 6, 2020. An application workshop will be made available in early 2020. Check back for updates. A fillable PDF application will also be made available later. To view the document visit this link.

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Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) Manual & Application

Updated manual and application for Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) is available. For more information click here.