About NIFA

Mission

Growing Nebraska communities through affordable housing and agribusiness.

Vision

NIFA leverages its resources, data, knowledge and technology, with effective statewide partnerships and collaboration, to promote vibrant Nebraska communities through affordable housing solutions and agribusiness.

Our NIFA team will:
  • Help you start the home buying process and walk you through it, step-by-step, until you have your keys in hand.
  • Help you become a Homeownership program Participating NIFA Lender or Realtor Specialist so you can serve Nebraska communities for decades to come.
  • Help you locate affordable rental housing.
  • Finance equipment and land to increase Nebraska’s rich agricultural economy.
  • Partner with developers to create affordable, rental housing through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program, providing renters with well-maintained units and access to supportive services. 
  • Work with community leaders, private companies, and nonprofit organizations to brainstorm, provide technical assistance, and execute on solutions within our statutory authority. 
  • Connect you with the right people, programs, and resources to meet your needs and goals
Values

These five values lead and guide our every decision and every interaction with you:

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Commitment

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Integrity

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Collaboration

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Innovation

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Stewardship

History and Background of NIFA

The Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA) was created by the Nebraska Legislature in 1983. NIFA is the successor entity for the Nebraska Mortgage Finance Fund (NMFF), the Nebraska Agricultural Development Corporation (NADC) and the Nebraska Development Finance Fund (NDFF).

NIFA continues the mission of its predecessor entities, providing financing at reduced interest rates to low- and moderate-income Nebraskans acquiring their first homes, to first-time Nebraska farmers and ranchers and to developers and others for the financing of manufacturing and industrial enterprises, health-care facilities and certain non-profit owned facilities.