Northeast Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund now accepting applications

The Northeast Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund (NEIRHTF) is accepting applications for first-time homebuyer down payment assistance and housing rehabilitation\improvement projects. Applicants must be low-moderate-income first-time homebuyers, homeowners, landlord/for-profit organizations or non-profit organizations to promote and create affordable housing activities.

All applicants must be in one of the following counties of Allamakee, Clayton, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek. Eligible projects include rehabilitation and repair of existing housing, including, but not limited to roofs, windows, siding, plumbing, electrical, energy efficiency, lead paint issues and handicap accessibility.

For more information on the NEIRHTF or to see if there is funding available in the local area, contact Sarah Snitker with Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission at 563-864-7551 or by email at ssnitker@uerpc.org. Applications can also be obtained through the Upper Explorerland website at www.uerpc.org under the Housing tab and clicking on the Northeast Iowa Housing Trust Fund link on the drop-down menu.
 

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