Housing Authority and Fair Housing compliance
ECKAN is the housing authority for Lyon County. The Housing Choice Voucher program provides rental assistance for qualifying low-income families, enabling them to obtain affordable, quality housing with private landlords. ECKAN has a weatherization program as well that provides energy savings measures at no cost to income qualifying individuals or families who own or rent their homes. ECKAN also provides emergency assistance for rent and utilities when funding allows.
Shelter for men 18 and older.
Affordable houses sold to partner families who have completed 300 hours of sweat equity as a down payment. Families then assume a 20-year, interest-free mortgage with average payments of $350 to $400 per month. Payment includes insurance and taxes, set aside in escrow. The payments on principal go toward expenses for the next house.
Offers loans and programs for first-time homebuyers, homeowner rehabilitation, emergency repair, tenant based rent assistance and weatherization assistance.
Residential home for pregnant or newly delivered mothers with a faith based component