Fall Bus Tour
Polk County Housing Trust Fund tour took place in the oldest and poorest section of Des Moines, known as the Urban Core on October 19, 2012.
Julie Sleeper, Management Analyst of the Des Moines Field Office, participated in the Polk County Housing Trust Fund Fall Bus Tour. Participants of the tour were able to observe some of the challenges facing the families in these neighborhoods.
Julie Sleeper of the Des Moines Field Office is shown
in the second row of seats next to the window.
Through the work of Habitat for Humanity, HOME, Inc., Polk County Housing Trust Fund, and Anawim Housing various urban core neighborhoods are being restored and strengthened.
The tour also made stops at Royal View Manor, a Public Housing Complex, and Oakridge Neighborhood, a HUD Multi-Family Section 8 property consisting of 300 units.
This complex was recently renovated through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program