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Homeless Service Agencies

Partnerships Make the Dream Work

Homeless service agency professionals are on the front lines of assisting Iowans during their most challenging times. The Iowa Finance Authority is here to support these professionals with programs, resources and expertise, so that together, we can help individuals and families overcome hardships and prosper.

Emergency Solutions Grant

The Emergency Solutions Grant is a federal program designed to assist people to quickly regain stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis and/or homelessness.

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Shelter Assistance Fund

The Shelter Assistance Fund is a state-funded program that typically supports the emergency homeless and domestic violence shelters.

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Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS

Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS is a federal program designed to assist persons who have been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and their families who are at risk of homelessness.

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The Iowa HOME-ARP program will provide funding to communities to assist individuals or households who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

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Iowa Rapid Rehousing Project

The Iowa Rapid Rehousing Project is a pilot initiative aimed at assisting families and individuals quickly exit homelessness and return to permanent housing.

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Iowa Council on Homelessness

The Iowa Council on Homelessness identifies issues, raises awareness and secures resources to help ensure all Iowans have safe and affordable housing.

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Continuum of Care

There are four Continuums of Care responsible for coordinating homeless services in Iowa.

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