Home for the Holidays with Iowa Finance Authority

The Iowa Finance Authority randomly selected 12 new homeowners and renters to surprise at their home or closing with a holiday wreath and $100 to pay it forward, on the spot, in their community. Watch to see how each one decided to pay it forward and catch the reactions of those receiving acts of kindness! #HomeForTheHolidaysIA 

The Iowa Finance Authority recently announced more than $1 million in federal funds to assist home buyers. Read more

The Iowa Finance Authority recently awarded $7.4 million to 25 Local Housing Trust Funds for affordable housing initiatives. 
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2017 HOME Program Rental Round Now Open

Applications for this round will be accepted:
  • Starting: Monday, Dec.18, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.
  • Deadline: Monday, Jan. 29, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
IFA anticipates allocating approximately $816,000 for CHDO projects and $1.5 million for other rental projects. The 2017 program information is available on the HOME Program's 2017 Rental web page.

Patti Cale-Finnegan, coordinator of the State Revolving Fund for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources since 2004, will be retiring as of January 31, 2018.

We thank Patti for her partnership in making SRF financing the best choice for cities upgrading their water infrastructure. 

Iowa Title Guaranty has re-invested $57.4 million into Iowa affordable housing programs. Thanks to our partners for making this possible! 

JAN. 1:  IFA closed in observance of New Year's Day
JAN. 10:  IFA Board Meeting
JAN. 15:  IFA closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Military Homeownership Assistance Program 

There are no funds remaining
for the FY18 Military  Homeownership Assistance Program. Wait list instructions will be available to lenders soon.

SAF & ESG Grant Training January 18

The Iowa Finance Authority is hosting an in-person training for the Emergency Solutions Grant and the Shelter Assistance Fund programs. 

Location: Holiday Inn Des Moines - Airport

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Registration: Registration is free and includes lunch 

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