Lincoln City Council approves ‘extremely blighted’ areas, pushes affordable housing

On Monday, Lincoln City Council approved a new map of areas in the city that are considered extremely blighted.

City officials say looking at the infrastructure was a part in determining these areas, whether or not it was possibly crumbling.

If it is there primary residence, anyone who buys a home in these specific areas qualify for a $5,000 state income tax credit. This goes into effect immediately.

You can find more information on how the city decided which areas are extremely blighted, below.



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