Assistance for renters affected by COVID-19
Updated August 3, 2021
Assistance is still available for renters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
BEHIND ON RENT
Living in Polk County
Information from IMPACT Community Action Partnership can be found here: https://www.impactcap.org/erap
Limited funds remain in this program. Do not wait to apply!
Living outside Polk County
Information from the Iowa Finance Authority can be found here: https://www.iowafinance.com/iowa-rent-and-utility-assistance-program/
RECEIVED AN EVICTION NOTICE
Update: The Supreme Court ended the federal eviction moratorium on August 26. However, residents facing eviction may still contact Iowa Legal Aid for support.
Previously: The federal eviction moratorium had been extended until October 3, offering renters protection from eviction in counties experiencing "subtantial" or "high" rates of COVID-19 transmission.
Information from Iowa Legal Aid can be found here: https://www.iowalegalaid.org/.../eviction-during-covid...