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By LuAnn Schindler

Village of Ewing officials break ground at housing project site


August 3, 2023

LuAnn Schindler | SAM

Gold-shovel treatment • Summerland superintendent Kyle Finke; Jerad Reimers, from Rep. Adrian Smith's office; Morgan Pearson, Nebraska Department of Economic Development; James Ramold, Ewing village chairman; Sharon Swails, Ewing Village Clerk; Sen. Barry DeKay and Carla Kimball, deputy director, Central Nebraska Economic Development Office break ground, Aug. 1, at 204 N. Cedar St., in Ewing. A duplex will be constructed on the site, with funding from an affordable housing trust fund grant.

Almost a year after receiving notification that the Village of Ewing was selected to receive funds to construct a two-unit duplex, officials broke ground on the project, Aug. 1.

The $431,640 project, from the Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund, will start construction in mid-August, according to village clerk Sharon Swails. The village will provide a $100,000 match.

Village chairman James Ramold said each unit will feature two bedrooms, one bathroom and a single-car garage, available for rent for income-qualified individuals and families.

Housing needs were identified within the communi...

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