The Mission of the Housing Division:
"Providing decent, safe, affordable housing while enhancing the
quality of life for economically challenged individuals."

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Vanessa Baker-Latimer
Housing Coordinator


515 Clark Avenue, Ames, IA 50010
Phone: 515-239-5400  Fax: 515-239-5699
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 Staff Contacts

 WHAT'S NEW

The public hearing on the submittal of the 2017-18 CDBG Action Plan
has been continued to Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 6 p.m.
(click here to review revised plan)

APPLICATIONS for the following 2016-17 CDBG programs: Deposit, First Month's Rent, Transportation and Childcare Assistance
are NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED
due to the depletion of funds for the program year.

              Funding for the 2017-18 program year has not yet been determined.                    

The Housing Division will be responsible for, but not limited to, the administration of the:

Community Development Block Grant Programs (CDBG) 

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

The City of Ames no longer administers the Section 8 Program. The program for the city limits of Ames is now being administered by the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority (CIRHA).  Click here to be directed to their website or contact their office at 515-986-1882, ext. 20. CIRHA is located at 1201 Gateway Drive, Grimes, IA 50111.

Housing Discrimination

If you feel that you have been discriminated against, you may file a discrimination complaint by clicking on any of the following links:

For information on other HUD programs, click here for their website.

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