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Housing Programs Awarded Funding

Thu 12-8-2016

(Des Moines)-- The Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund, Incorporated has received $280,380 through the latest round of grants awarded by the Iowa Finance Authority. It's among the $6.2 million the agency is awarding in grants to 25 local Housing Trust Funds.

It's made possible by the Local Housing Trust Fund Program.

The grant funds will be used to preserve existing house stock, to subsidize local down payment assistance programs, as well as for financing construction of new single-family housing for low-income residents and supporting housing for persons with disabilities and homeless assistance programs.

The Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund, Incorporated serves Buena Vista, Dickinson, Emmet, Lyon, O'Brien, Osceola and Sioux counties.

The Homeward Housing Trust Fund, which serves Humboldt, Kossuth, Palo Alto and Pocahontas counties, was awarded nearly $284,000 through the same program.