We provide a directory of agencies that provide rental assistance to residents.
We do not directly provide aid ourselves, but provide local resources for you to find.
Most major U.S. cities including Des Moines, Iowa, offer some type of state of
federally subsidized Rental Assistance Programs and/or emergency financial assistance for low income persons in need.
There are also thousands of local non-profit organizations that offer help paying rent along with providing housing assistance. We currently have listed all of the financial Rental Assistance programs we could find in Des Moines. We constantly are finding new sources for rent assistance, sign-up here to receive an email alert as soon as we locate any new rental assistance programs in Des Moines.
Eligibility for the Section 8 assistance program is determined by family composition, arrest history, past participation in federally subsidized programs, rental history, and income guidelines determined by HUD for Des Moines.Additional eligibility requirements follow:• One member of the household41.6291351, -93.618697
Whether you’re planning to develop new rental units, rehabilitate an existing building or manage a property, the Iowa Finance Authority may be able to help.Community-Based Housing Revolving Loan Fund: Provides funding in the form of loans to those serving a target population of Medicaid members en41.5849932, -93.644288
InformationTemporary rental assistance is available for people who receive services through Medicaid waivers. The Iowa Finance Authority provides temporary rental assistance for people who receive services through Medicaid waivers. For more information, visit their website or contact their office to42.1629031,-92.0291063
Eligibility: Must be resident of Southeast Polk Community School District, or have child open enrolled into the districtFees: Most services are freeIntake Procedure: Call for more informationLanguages Spoken: EnglishFINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Emergency rent and utility support through General Assistance41.6006541, -93.478720
The American Legion offers assistance through their Temporary Financial Assistance Program. This program is available to those that qualify and are approved. The program is administered through the National Office however applicants are screened on a local or Post level. The applicants needs are41.5938796, -93.608548