MEDC Housing Director Update
Like many young adults as they venture off to college and beyond, I had no intentions of moving back to southwest Nebraska. However, now that I reflect on my time at University and living in another community, I realize I had more of a connection to southwest Nebraska than I lead myself to believe.
MEDC Taking Added Approach to Economic Development
Rather than waiting on luck, the MEDC Board decided a few years ago to prioritize three areas of focus: business, child care, and housing.
Rural Development Housing Specialist Will Resume Monthly Housing Assistance for McCook Area Residents February 1, 2023
U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Housing Specialist Durene Anderson will pause housing assistance appointments in McCook until after the New Year.
Community Housing Study Results Available
Nearly every conversation in McCook and Southwest Nebraska touches upon housing.
Housing Development Director Joins MEDC
Amanda Engell (formerly Slattery) stepped into the newly-formed role last month, joining the team at the MEDC.
USDA Launching Monthly Community Outreach Day in McCook
“Rural America is a place everyone can call home,” Vilsack said. “Whether you own or rent a home, you’re invested in and connected to the place you live. While homeownership is a good fit for many, renting also helps people invest in their communities and build wealth for their families and generations to come. This […]
Virtual Housing Symposium for Furnas, Hitchcock, & Red Willow Counties
Single Family Housing Symposium being held for the public June 30, 2022
McCook Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announces first Rural Workforce Housing Loan
Earlier today, MEDC made their first Rural Workforce Housing Loan to Blackwood Enterprises, LLC to assist in financing the development of two upper stories apartment at the Bethany Village project. Blackwood Enterprises is in the process of constructing an 800 square foot, two-bedroom apartment and a 711 square foot, one bedroom apartment in the development […]