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Home Repairs: Iowa

The programs and resources listed below help homeowners with home repairs and improvements.

 - East Central Iowa Council of Governments - Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn, Tama and Washington counties
 - Iowa Affiliates of Habitat for Humanity - through volunteer labor, builds and rehabilitates houses for families in need
 - Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments - Bremmer, Buchanan, Butler, Chickasaw, and Grundy counties
 - Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation - Allamakee, Bremer, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek counties
 - Polk County - limited to designated areas of Delaware and Saylor Townships in Polk County, Iowa
 - Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission - Des Moines, Henry and Lee counties
 - Southern Iowa Council of Governments - Adair, Adams, Clarke, Decatur, Madison, Ringgold, Taylor and Union counties
 - Southwest Iowa Planning Council - Cass, Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie and Shelby counties
 - Iowa Affiliates of Habitat for Humanity - through volunteer labor, builds and rehabilitates houses for families in need
 - USDA Rural Development Office - home improvement loans and grants to low-income homeowners in rural areas
 - Veterans Affairs Regional Loan Center - loans and grants to qualifying veterans to adapt an existing dwelling to meet specific needs
 - Community contacts - find out if your community offers home repair assistance
 - Make your home more energy efficient

Programs by City/Town

 - Cedar Falls
 - Cedar Rapids
 - Council  Bluffs
 - Davenport
 - Des Moines
 - Dubuque
 - Iowa City
 - Waterloo:
 - Operation Threshold
 - Webster City
 - West Des Moines

Other Local Resources

 - Housing counseling agencies - member organizations provide housing and income management counseling
 - Find your local Better Business Bureau - check out contractors before starting home repairs
 - Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division - if you have a complaint against a contractor