- June 04, 2015
Carson City, NV–
NVHousingSearch.org has reached a
major milestone of 30,000 listed housing units. The one-stop resource for
statewide rental housing listings and information was launched in the fall of
2014 and has quickly become a go-to resource for both affordable and
market-rate rental listings.
The web-based service, a
partnership between the Nevada Housing Division and Socialserve.com, offers completely free
listing and search capabilities.
The service generates
approximately one thousand searches every week. Visitors are presented with
quick links to rental listings based on individual criteria. Special features include links to housing-related
resources as well as rent-affordability and moving-cost calculators.
In addition to the
website, a bilingual English, Spanish toll-free call center is available
weekdays from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. The call center offers free support for those
who cannot access the internet or simply prefer live, human support.
This project is one of Nevada
Housing Division’s myriad programs to collaborate with other social service
agencies to meet the Division’s goals and mandates related to affordable and
CJ Manthe, Administrator, Nevada
Housing Division, stated, “We are so pleased with the progress we’ve made in
building the housing locator for Nevadans and reaching the goal of 30,000 units
ahead of schedule. We are continuing to build our listings, including new tax
credit properties, so we encourage everyone to keep coming back to check out
Please visit www.NVHousingSearch.org, or call
(877) 428-8844 for more information.
Created by the Nevada Legislature in 1975, the Nevada
Housing Division was enacted to
encourage the investment of private capital and stimulate affordable housing
financing by leveraging public funds. The Division provides low interest rate mortgages
and down payment assistance to qualifying individuals and provides funding for
affordable multi-family housing developments for seniors and families.