Households must be at or below 80% Area Median Income in order to be eligible. They must also have proof of job loss or reduction in employment hours and/or pay, including self-employment income or pay after March 17th, 2020. If you are interested in applying for the COVID-19 Iowa Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Program, you can complete the pre-application checklist here:
The CDC has issued an eviction moratorium application to assist families If you are applying for COVID-related rental assistance, it may take some time to review your application. In order to avoid eviction while your application is processed, you may fill out this form and share it with your landlord.
If you do not qualify for the COVID-19 Iowa Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Program, please call 211 for other available housing assitance.
TBRA- Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program
What Is The Program?
The Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program offers households assistance with their rent for up to 2 years if funding is available. Households must pay 30% of their income towards their rent. The TBRA program currently has a waitlist and is not open to the public.
Am I Eligible?
Households must be at or below 60% Area Median Income in order to be eligible. You must also have a referral from the FaDSS Program (Family Development Self-Sufficiency Program). If you are interested in enrolling in the FaDSS program, you can contact the Family Enrichment Center at 515-286-3406 or follow this link for more information
The HPP program provides rent/mortgage assistance to households that are unable to pay their rent or are currently behind on payments. We can assist up to $300 once per year. This program is available in Boone, Jasper, Marion, and Warren County.
Proof of the last 30 days of income or previous year income
Statement or lease agreement from your landlord
HPP- Homelessness Prevention Program (Long-Term)
What Is The Program?
The HPP long-term program provides financial assistance toward rent for 6 months and case management for 12 months. The goal is to prevent homelessness or provide stability for those that are currently homeless. This program also provides financial coaching and resource navigation. This is only available in Warren County.