How may funds be used. 2020 iowa department of human services.
This program will provide short term relief to income eligible renters and homeowners who are at risk of eviction or foreclosure.
Housing assistance iowa. This can make paying for housing difficult. We know many people in southeast iowa have been affected by a loss of income. Iowa finance authority has started an assistance program done completely online that may be able to help renters or those with a mortgage if they have a documented loss of income due to covid 19.
Some of the community action agencies in iowa participate in supportive services for veteran families which will help veterans as well as their families pay their rent find employment or it will provide assistance with a security deposit. Payments are made on behalf of the tenants and become part of the property s income which pays operational expenses. The iowa community action association icaa icaa offers a wide range of assistance programs which includes help with housing and a variety of programs and services for low income iowans including loan assistance home repair home rehabilitation services transitional housing and more.
Rental assistance can only be provided for apartments in new or existing rural rental housing and farm labor housing financed properties. Housing and rental assistance vouchers in iowa low income families can receive help from housing and urban development hud and public housing authorities from the section 8 program. More on iowa free legal aid programs.
There are housing and eviction prevention programs offered for certain situations as well. Governor reynolds has allocated federal cares act funds to assist iowans who have been economically impacted by covid 19 and may be facing housing hardships. Lawyers help individuals across iowa on a wide range of civil legal matters.
Iowa path workers reach out to adults who are homeless and live with mental illness substance abuse and trauma offering them connections to hope healing resilience housing treatment and recovery in iowa s mental health system of care. Assistance for iowa renters and homeowners. 202 708 1455 find the address of the hud office near you.
Department of housing and urban development 451 7th street s w washington dc 20410 telephone. Iowa emergency solutions grant cares act esg cv the iowa finance authority has awarded the first round of emergency solutions grant esg cares act funds. Projects for assistance in transition from homelessness.
Who may receive assistance. Read more on section 8 hud in iowa. The esg program is a homeless assistance program with eligible activities including street outreach shelter homelessness prevention and rapid rehousing.