Iowa Finance Authority's board names 15 developers to receive $10 million in low-income housing tax credits. The credits will help finance about 800 affordable housing units throughout the state.
Action by Iowa lawmakers to tighten rules governing living conditions in manufactured housing is sidelined in the Senate to allow time for more amendments. The chamber began debate in Senate File 252, which
Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller says he has decided to seek criminal charges against banks caught up in the foreclosure scandal in the state. But it is unclear whether the prosecution will target executives or
More than $181.6 million is allocated to build or rehabilitate 1,597 units of affordable housing in Iowa. The awards are grants from the federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program and the
Victims of the massive flooding that hit Cedar Rapids, IA in 2008 will be paid 107% of the pre-flood value of their properties in an arrangement between HUD and city officials. Homeowners had
The Ames Housing Governing Board rejects a proposal to initiate national background checks for the city's Sec. 8 housing assistance program, calling the proposal a policy based on fear. The proposal
HUD accepts Iowa's plan to emerge from this summer's flooding and tornadoes, allocating $85 million to help rebuild homes, small businesses and public infrastructure. The money is added to the
New HUD Secy. Steven Preston has the department acting quickly to send disaster assistance--and providing flexibility to states in using Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) money--to 59