Grants

Grants

Vitter Announces Nearly $90M in FEMA Grants

U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be distributing nearly $90 million in grants for a variety of projects aimed to build and improve flood-prone structures in communities across south Louisiana

Branstad, Reynolds & Northey Announce Flood Reduction and Water Quality Grant

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, Iowa Sec. of Agriculture Bill Northey and key federal and state partners announced that the State of Iowa was awarded nearly $97 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as part of the National Disaster Resilience Competition that will help accelerate flood reduction and water quality efforts in key watersheds over the next five years.

Branstad, Reynolds & Northey Announce Significant Flood Reduction and Water Quality Grant Details

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and Iowa Sec. of Agriculture Bill Northey will join US Housing and Urban Development officials, Mayor Roy Buol of Dubuque and City of Dubuque officials, additional state officials and key stakeholders to provide significant flood reduction and water quality grant details. The leaders will discuss efforts to help accelerate flood reduction and water quality efforts in key watersheds around the state.

One-Time Opportunity for Rural Iowa Communities Concerned with Abandoned Buildings

Starting Aug. 10, small Iowa communities (populations of 5,000 or less) can apply for funding to perform asbestos inspections on neglected buildings in a special round of funding from the DNR’s Derelict Building Grant Program.

Grants Available to Rural Fire Departments to Fight Wildfires

The Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant offers funding assistance for wildfire suppression equipment, slide in units, hoses, nozzles, adapters, portable tanks and pumps, personal protective equipment and communication equipment. Additionally, if a fire department has a special need that can be tied directly to wildfire suppression, this grant allows for such special requests

Iowa Finance Authority Awards $35,000 Grant to Heart of Iowa Habitat for Humanity to...

The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors today awarded a $35,000 State Housing Trust Fund grant to Heart of Iowa Habitat for Humanity. The grant will be used to finance the construction of an affordable home in Boone for an eligible family. The funding is made available through the State Housing Trust Fund’s Project-Based Housing program. The program provides financing for the development of affordable single-family and multifamily housing units

Congressman David Young Announces $532,000 in Housing Grants for Southwest Iowa

Congressman David Young joined the Southwest Iowa Housing Trust Fund to announce more than $530,000 in affordable housing grants awarded by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines) Strong Communities Fund.

Iowa Finance Authority Awards $49,000 Grant to Hope Haven, Inc. for Affordable Rental Housing...

The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors today awarded a $49,000 grant to Hope Haven, Inc. to assist in the acquisition and rehabilitation of a home in Sibley that will provide affordable rental housing for four persons with disabilities. The funding is made available through the State Housing Trust Fund’s Project-Based Housing program. The program provides financing for the development of affordable single-family and multifamily housing units

Harkin Announces More than $525,000 for State Veterans Home in Marshalltown

Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) today announced that the State Veterans Home in Marshalltown has been awarded $529,584 from The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The funds will be used to build a transportation facility and upgrade two generators at the home

Iowa Finance Authority Awards $50,000 Grant to Habitat for Humanity of North Central Iowa...

The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors recently approved a $50,000 grant to Habitat for Humanity of North Central Iowa to assist in financing the construction of two affordable homes in Mason City. The funding is made available through the State Housing Trust Fund’s Project-Based program. The program provides financing for the development of affordable single-family and multifamily housing units.

Iowa Finance Authority Awards more than $900,000 in Grants for Homelessness Services in Iowa

Des Moines - January 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors today awarded $900,776 in grants to twenty-seven organizations to assist homeless and domestic violence shelters with costs associated with providing essential services, emergency shelter operations and homelessness prevention services. The funding is made available through the Shelter Assistance Fund program

State Housing Trust Fund grant to assist Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa Build...

Des Moines, IA - November 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors today approved a $50,000 grant to the Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa to assist in the construction of an affordable home for a family in Nevada. The funding is made available through the State Housing Trust Fund’s Project-Based program. The program provides financing for the development of affordable single-family and multifamily housing units.

Iowa Finance Authority and Council Bluffs Area Realtors and Lenders Encourage Participation in Summer...

COUNCIL BLUFFS - June 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Over the last year home sales have increased eight percent in Southwest Iowa, according to the Southwest Iowa Association of REALTORS®, and to continue reaching that goal, the Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) and the Iowa Association of REALTORS® (IAR) have partnered with the Southwest Iowa lenders and Realtors to promote The Meaning of Homeownership Contest. This effort amongst lenders and Realtors is to show Iowans their support for homeownership and the importance of keeping homeownership on the rise.

Iowa Finance Authority State Housing Trust Fund grants to provide affordable housing opportunities for...

Des Moines, IA - March 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) Board of Directors recently approved a combined total of more than $105,000 in grants to provide affordable homeownership and rental opportunities to families in Burlington, Rock Rapids and Tipton. The funding is made available through the State Housing Trust Fund’s Project-Based program, which provides financing for the development of affordable single-family and multifamily housing units.

State Housing Trust Fund grant to assist Waukon Family Down Road to Affordable Homeownership

State Grant to Support Lease-Purchase Program Des Moines, Iowa – The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors recently approved a $50,000 grant to the Northeast...

Popular

HUD Secretary Donovan and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller Unveil First...

WASHINGTON, DC - August 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced today the launch of the National Mortgage Servicing Settlement’s first public service announcement (PSA) television ad titled “Homeowner Help.” The PSA, which can be viewed at www.hud.gov and www.nationalmortgagesettlement.com, is designed to educate homeowners about the resources available to them through the mortgage servicing settlement.

Recent

MERCY LOAN FUND PARTNERS WITH CHESAPEAKE COMMUNITY ADVISORS AND TRINITY VILLAGE...

Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) today announced that it has provided a loan to Chesapeake Community Advisors (CCA) and Trinity Village Non Profit Housing Corp. (Trinity) for the acquisition of Cedar River Tower, an 85-home community for seniors with low incomes in Waterloo, Iowa.