Residential Lots Available in Gustafson Third Addition

Interested parties should contact the City of Wakefield at 402-287-2080 for more information on available lots, lot sizes and price.

Down Payment Assistance Programs 

The Wakefield Residential Development Group (WRDG) currently has funds available for down payment assistance loans of up to 20% of the purchase price of the home.  The loans are 0% interest with no payments until you sell the house, pay-off your first mortgage or no longer use it as your primary residence.  To find out if you qualify,  complete an application and submit it to or drop it off at the Wakefield City Office, 405 Main Street, Wakefield, Nebraska 68784

Rural Workforce Housing Fund

In 2018, the City of Wakefield, Michael Foods, ENEL Green Power, and BankFirst partnered to provide matching funds for the Rural Workforce Housing Fund through the Department of Economic Development.  The total fund exceeded $960,000 and provides loans for down payment assistance, new construction (single/multi-family) and substantial rehabilitation projects throughout Wakefield. For more information on the Rural Workforce Housing Fund, contact Wayne Community Housing Development Corporation at 402-375-5266 or

For additional information on available housing programs visit the following sites:

Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA)

USDA Rural Development

Federal Home Loan Bank

Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District (NENEDD)

Northeast Housing Initiative (NEHI, Inc.)

Wayne Community Housing Development Corporation (WCHDC)

Nebraska Housing Developers Association