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Recent News

You Can Reduce Rates Charged by Payday Lenders

Payday Lending companies now charge Nebraskans an average 387% Annual Percentage Rate (APR) for small amount, short term loans.  In this current election you can help reduce that APR to no more than 36%.  How?  1. On your ballot vote FOR Initiative Measure 4282. Ask your friends and family to vote FOR Initiative Measure 4283…. Read More

Douglas County CARES Funding for Rental Assistance – Applications open now!

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners voted last Tuesday, July 14th, to finalize a plan that allocates $10 million of the $166 million of Douglas County’s CARES Act funds for rental assistance. Influential in this decision was the engagement of leaders from Omaha Together One Community (OTOC) who met with many of the Commissioners to… Read More

Rental challenges are enormous. County Board can help greatly!

  Imagine dozens, if not hundreds, of families in Douglas County getting evicted every week for non-payment of rent starting the first of July. This is part of the context for a momentous challenge the Douglas County Board of Commissioners is facing. They must distribute $166 million from the federal CARES Act to address the… Read More

Recent Actions

Action Team Meetings

With the continued need for social distancing, OTOC Action teams are all meeting via Zoom as applicable. The Environmental Sustainability Action Team (ESAT) meets the 1st Tuesday of every month at 7-8:30pm. Contact Clyde Anderson at ClydeLAnderson@cox.net for more information. The Housing Action Team meets as needed. Contact Gloria Austerberry at glauster@yahoo.com for more information.…

Steering Committee

The next OTOC Steering Committee is June 8th at 7pm. Check your email in the coming weeks for the Zoom link.