In the fall of 1981, the city of Omaha embarked upon a feasibility activity designed to determine whether enough interest and commitment existed to begin a Neighborhood Housing Services program. After many meetings and much group activity, a financial commitment was made by the city and the private sector to undertake a program which would provide housing rehabilitation loans as well as general public improvements in a designated area of Omaha,
Piper, R. K. and Ruff, Jack, "Omaha's Neighborhood Housing Services Area: A Physical Conditions Inventory" (1982). Publications. 168.