Des Moines, IA Rent Assistance

Are you having trouble making your Rent?

There are non profits, churches, and government sources in Des Moines, Iowa to help you pay your bills.

Our list below provides
- Non Profit grant assistance
- Financial resources for help that most people do not know about
- Government programs you can qualify for today.
- Covid 19 rental relief programs (depends on availability of funds)


If you would like to see only Polk County resources, visit: Polk County Rent Assistance

Latest List for Des Moines, IA

City of Des Moines Housing Services

100 E Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, IA - 50313
(515) 323-8950
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 hous..

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Temporary Financial Assistance - The American Legion Department of Iowa

720 Lyon Street
Des Moines, IA - 50309
(515) 282-5068
The American Legion Department of Iowa 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. T..

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Iowa Finance Authority - IA STATE PROGRAM

2015 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA - 50312
(515) 725-4900
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..

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Central Place Family Resource & Community Education Center

6540 North East 12th Avenue
Des Moines, IA - 50327
(515) 266-6795
Central Place Family Resource & Community Education Center offers FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Emergency rent and utility support through General Assistance Emergency food & referrals to food resources School supplies assistance New tennis shoes to start the school year Eligibility: Must ..

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Iowa Finance Authority

2015 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA - 50312
(515) 725-4900
Iowa Finance Authority offers GENERAL ASSISTANCE that provides emergency financial assistance for rent, food, very limited medical care, utilities, and very limited prescription assistance. Assists with burial expenses, transportation, non-food and perishable food pantry referrals; Bring documentat..

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How it Works

Rent Assistance lists thousands of local agencies and non-profit organizations that can help you pay your rent or assist with financial resources.

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Find an agency near you. Start by searching by state or zip code.

Contact Your Local Housing Authority

ontact the agency using the preferred method of contact listed on the page or following the instructions listed. Some agencies require that you register online on their website or that you call.

Apply for assistance

Once you have been deemed eligible for a program prepare the necessary documentation for submission. All agencies are different and provide different types of assistance.