The Shelter Assistance Fund is a state-funded program that supports the costs and operations of homeless and domestic violence shelters.
Nonprofit service agencies
Homelessness and domestic violence shelter operations
Essential services for the homeless
Evaluation and reporting of services for the homeless
Periodic competitive application
May be a combined application with Emergency Solutions Grant and Shelter Assistance Fund programs
Please note that individuals may not apply directly to the Iowa Finance Authority for assistance. If you are experiencing homelessness or are at-risk of becoming homeless, we encourage you to reach out to a service agency in your area to see what assistance may be available to you. Visit House Iowa or call (833) 739-0065 for additional information.HouseIowa.org