Community Housing Resources
Know where to go for help with common housing situations in Greater Des Moines.
Start here for common housing situations
Here are some common housing situations in the community with information about who to contact:
Looking for an affordable rental home or having trouble affording rent
Help is available to access services and shelter. For support, visit Centralized Intake at Primary Health Care, 1200 University Avenue, Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. For assistance after hours dial 2-1-1.
Need help repairing an owner-occupied home
We maintain a directory of assistance programs for homeowners that you can download here.
Want to purchase an affordable home or having trouble affording a mortgage
PCHTF helps fund these organizations focused on providing affordable homeownership opportunities.
You may also wish to contact the Iowa Mortgage Help Line.
Addressing tenant-landlord concerns
Protecting civil rights
In need of translation assistance
The Iowa International Center provides a housing translation service.