DES MOINES, IOWA (November 18, 2019) — Governor Kim Reynolds recently proclaimed November 16-24 as Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week in Iowa, joined by members of the Iowa Council on Homelessness.

Iowa joins with the National Coalition for the Homeless, the National Student Campaign against Hunger and Homelessness as well as more than 700 other organizations throughout the country in bringing awareness to the pressing issues of hunger and homelessness.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 2, 2019) — The Iowa Finance Authority and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources recently announced that 41 Iowa communities have received low-interest water-quality loans totaling more than $123 million through the State Revolving Fund.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 2, 2019) — The Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) announced that a total of 20 lenders have earned IFA’s 2020 Preferred Lender designation. IFA Preferred Lenders serve as ambassadors for Iowa home-buyers seeking assistance with the home-ownership-process and are expertly trained in IFA mortgage and down-payment assistance-programs.

 

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 1, 2019) – The Iowa Finance Authority will host the 2019 HousingIowa Conference September 4-6 in Cedar Rapids. 

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 15, 2019) — The Iowa Finance Authority today announced a new down-payment assistance-program for first-time and repeat home-buyers. The program offers a 0% loan for up to five-percent of the sale-price, or $5,000, whichever is less and repayable upon refinance or sale of the home.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 9, 2019) — Governor Kim Reynolds proclaimed April as Fair Housing Month in Iowa. The State joins the nation in celebrating the 51st anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 3, 2019) — The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors today awarded a total of more than $8.6 million in federal housing tax-credits to support the construction of 552 rental homes for families and seniors. The twelve projects are located in Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Grimes, Harlan, Marshalltown, Marion, Norwalk, Pella, Red Oak, Spencer, Urbandale, and Waterloo.

DES MOINES, IOWA (March 6, 2019) — The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors today awarded a total of $5.2 million in federal HOME program funds to advance affordable housing opportunities for 858 income-eligible households. The funding is made available through the federal HOME program.

Federal HOME Program to Advance Rental Opportunities in Davenport, Des Moines, Fayette, Postville, Tripoli and Wall Lake 

DES MOINES – The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors today approved a total of nearly $2.6 million in low-interest loans through the federal HOME program. The loans will assist in advancing rental opportunities in Allamakee, Bremer, Fayette, Polk, Sac and Scott Counties.

40 Iowa Loan Officers and Realtors Receive Preferred Partner Designation

(DES MOINES) – The Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) today announced that a total of 40 lenders and Realtors have earned IFA’s 2018 Preferred Partner designation. IFA Preferred Partners are experts for Iowa home buyers seeking assistance with the homeownership process and are expertly trained in IFA mortgage and down payment assistance programs.

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