Housing Authorities in Dawson County, Nebraska

There are 2 Housing Authorities in Dawson County, Nebraska, serving a population of 23,925 people in an area of 1,013 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 11,962 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 506 square miles.

In Nebraska, Dawson County is ranked 41st of 93 counties in Housing Authorities per capita, and 24th of 93 counties in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Dawson County Housing Authorities

Find Dawson County, Nebraska housing authorities, departments, and HUD.


Cozad City Housing Authority 421 West 9th Street Cozad, NE

Lexington Housing Authority 609 East 3rd Street Lexington, NE

About Dawson County Housing Authorities

Dawson County Housing Authorities are local government agencies established to construct, own, operate, and manage public housing and other forms of subsidized housing for low-income residents in Dawson County, NE. Dawson County ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Dawson County Housing Board.

You may contact the Housing Authority for questions about:
  • Finding Dawson County low income and affordable housing
  • Section 8 housing applications
  • Dawson County housing lottery and waitlist process
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Federal Housing Act (FHA)

Dawson County Public Housing Statistics

Find Dawson County HUD Housing Programs, Public Housing Programs, and Section 8 Housing Programs. Data Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), Picture of Subsidized Households: 2018.

Dawson County HUD Housing Programs
 Dawson CountyNebraska
Subsidized Units51027,855
Occupied %83.0%89.0%
People Per Unit1.62.0
People Total67948,561
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$324$323
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$287$433
Average Months on Wait List38
Dawson County Public Housing Programs
 Dawson CountyNebraska
Subsidized Units1897,346
Occupied %92.0%95.0%
People Per Unit2.01.8
People Total34512,173
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$366$305
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$265$338
Average Months on Wait List36
Dawson County Section 8 Housing Programs
 Dawson CountyNebraska
Subsidized Units886,364
Occupied %86.0%87.0%
People Per Unit1.11.5
People Total858,540
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$266$273
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$413$444