The Iowa Finance Authority is pleased to announce a new down payment and closing cost assistance program for Iowa home buyers - just as the spring home buying season is heating up!
Homeownership Summer Campaign - Coming Soon!

One of IFA's lender and Realtor partners will win an advertising package valued at $5,000 for helping us share mortgage and down payment assistance resources with Iowans. The campaign is in partnership with the Iowa Association of Realtors.
Watch for more details coming soon!
Mark your calendars, learn the fight song, and get ready to cheer on the home team at the premier housing event of the year, the 2019 HousingIowa Conference! Watch for details coming soon. 
Award Nominations 

The HousingIowa Awards recognize exceptional leadership and innovation throughout all aspects of Iowa's housing industry.

Award nominations are being accepted through  June 14 .
Award Categories:
  • Multifamily Housing Development
  • Single-Family Housing Development
  • Special Needs Housing Development
  • Innovation
  • Kay Anderson Friend of Iowa Award
  • Legislative Friend of Housing Award
Sponsorship Information

The 2019 HousingIowa Conference is able to offer Iowa housing professionals nationally-acclaimed professional development opportunities and attract world-class keynote speakers through the support of sponsorships.
2019 HOME and National Housing Trust Fund Application Periods Opening Soon
Open: April 1, 2019 | 8:00 a.m.
Close: April 30, 2019 | 4:30 p.m.
Open: April 22, 2019 | 8:00 a.m.
Close: May 20, 2019 | 4:30 p.m.
Fair Housing Month

Governor Reynolds proclaimed April as Fair Housing Month in Iowa.

The State joins the nation in celebrating the 51st anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.
People's Choice Award - WE NEED YOUR VOTE!

IFA is honored to have been selected as finalists in the American Marketing Association of Iowa's NOVA Awards, alongside some of the best brands from all areas of Iowa’s business and industry. Please give our two entries "House Wise Iowa" and "Flock the Block" a "like" for the People's Choice Award!
Iowa Title Guaranty recently announced an all-inclusive, streamlined premium structure to improve the delivery of title services to Iowa lenders and home buyers.
Iowa Land Title Association Chain of Title Course One:
 Voluntary Alienation

May 3: Des Moines | May 3:  Cedar Falls  
Job Opportunities

Chief Programs Officer
Information Technology Specialist
Office Assistant
S&P Global Ratings recently announced that they have raised the Iowa Finance Authority’s (IFA) issuer credit rating from ‘AA’ to ‘AA+’.
The Iowa Finance Authority was recently awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association for the second consecutive year.
IFA Board of Directors

This month we recognized three outgoing Board members for their years of dedicated service to the IFA Board of Directors. We thank them for offering their valuable insights and expertise for the good of Iowans.

From left to right: Jeff Heil, Joan Johnson and Shaner Magalhaes