Displaced renters seek to recoup their money after flooding

All of the community's homes were declared uninhabitable following the massive flooding that swept through the Midwest last month, causing billions of dollars in damage.

News Story (Nebraska)

Associated Press (AP)
April 11, 2019

Tags: Disaster Recovery

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid of Nebraska


Many displaced residents who were renting homes in a suburban Omaha community along the Missouri River are lacking answers or help from their landlord after 195 houses took on floodwaters that nearly reached their ceilings.

The Bellevue residents who were forced to evacuate the Paradise Lakes rental homes have expressed frustration about the lack of cooperation from the property management company — leading several to contact Legal Aid of Nebraska about recouping unused rent and security deposits.