Housing in Fayette County communities is vital to growth and expansion!
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Fayette County Housing Data
Fayette County Economic Development & Tourism is working with Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission in 2021 to complete an updated housing assessment for Fayette County and its communities. Check back here for that information in 2022.
The Iowa Finance Authority offers up-to-date housing statistics to provide information for continued improvements, enhancements,and expansions of housing in Iowa HERE.
Completion of the housing assessment will provide the opportunity to develop additional housing opportunities within the County. Below is a list of potential funding sources that can be pursued to assist in developing housing in our Fayette County communities:
Housing Development Incentive Programs and Funding Sources
|Northeast Iowa Programs|
|Northeast Iowa Housing Trust Fund|
|Green Iowa Home Energy Assessment|
|Iowa Economic Development Authority Programs|
|Housing Rehabilitation Program|
|Nuisance Property and Abandoned Building Remediation Loan Program|
|Workforce Housing Tax Credits|
|Redevelopment Tax Credits Programs for Brownfield and Grayfield Sites|
|Iowa Finance Authority Programs|
|Housing Tax Credit Program|
|Multi-Family Loan Program|
|Downtown Housing Grant Program |
The newly created Downtown Housing Grant Program will provide financial assistance for projects that support local downtown revitalization through the creation of new housing opportunities in communities with populations of 30,000 or less. Application is not yet available.
|Minority Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Pilot Program|
Homeownership is a leading driver of wealth creation, yet minority homeowners in Iowa are underrepresented. This initial $1 million investment will assist in breaking barriers to homeownership by providing 200 eligible Iowa minority households with assistance purchasing a home. The program will provide a $5,000 down payment and closing costs assistance grant when used with an Iowa Finance Authority mortgage program. Application is not yet available.
|United States Department of Agriculture Programs|
|Single Family Housing Programs|
|Direct Home Loans|
|Home Loan Guarantees|
|Mutual Self-Help Housing Technical Assistance Grants|
|Rural Housing Site Loans|
|Multi-Family Housing Programs|
|Farm Labor Direct Loans and Grants|
|Housing Preservation Grants|
|Multi-Family Housing Direct Loans|
|Multi-Family Housing Loan Guarantees|
|Multi-Family Housing Rental Assistance|
|Housing and Urban Development Programs|
|Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)|