Increase Workforce Housing Tax Credits
This existing program provides tax benefits to developers to expand housing in Iowa communities, focusing especially on projects using abandoned, empty or dilapidated properties.
Establish Iowa Housing Tax Credit Program
This new program will address the housing need for the lowest-income Iowans. The program is expected to assist in the development of approximately 375 new rental homes each year.
Expand Redevelopment Tax Credits
Developers in Iowa can receive tax credits for redeveloping abandoned, idled or underutilized industrial or commercial properties known as brownfield properties; or grayfield properties, which include abandoned public buildings, industrial or commercial properties.
Create Disaster Recovery Housing Assistance Program
This program will assist in immediate recovery efforts after natural disasters, to be implemented and funded upon the issuance of a state disaster proclamation.
Support Downtown Loan Guarantee Program
Create a Downtown Loan Guarantee Program in partnership with Iowa banks to allow businesses access to financing for eligible downtown revitalization projects.
Support State Housing Trust Fund
Remove the current cap from the Real Estate Transfer Tax as an enhanced funding mechanism for the State Housing Trust Fund.