AHEAD Awarded Nearly $267K In Grant Funding From Iowa Finance Authority

The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors today announced the award of a total of more than $7 million in grants to 27 Local Housing Trust Funds to support local housing initiatives. The grant awards are made available through the Local Housing Trust Fund program and are expected to assist more than 2,100 families.

AHEAD Regional Housing Trust fund serving the Counties of Jefferson, Davis, Keokuk, Mahaska, Van Buren and Wapello Counties here in Southeast Iowa was awarded approximately $267,000.

The grant funds will be used for initiatives such as preserving aging housing stock, subsidizing local rental and down payment assistance programs, providing low-interest loans or grants to assist Iowans with home rehabilitation, financing construction of new single-family housing for low-income Iowans and supporting housing for persons with disabilities and homeless assistance programs.

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