Mortgage Assistance in Iowa

Homeownership: Iowa

Owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. Here are some resources that can help you buy, maintain and keep your home.

Getting Started

Housing counseling agencies - free or low-cost counseling services for buying, renting, defaults, foreclosures, credit issues and reverse mortgages

Predatory lending - beware if you're buying or refinancing your home; don't become a victim of unfair lending practices

Education - learn about buying and maintaining your home

Buying a Home

Assistance programs - resources and programs to help you buy and maintain your home

HUD homes for sale

Homeownership vouchers - some public housing agencies help you become a homeowner through the Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program

Owning and Maintaining Your Home

Home repairs - money for home improvements and repairs

Avoid foreclosure - don't lose your home

Make your home more energy efficient

Other Iowa Resources

Disaster relief and emergency assistance

Help with your utility bills

Health and environmental information - safeguard your home and family

Housing resources for seniors

Iowa Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division - consumer education and advisories

Iowa Finance Authority - helps provide safe, decent and affordable housing

Iowa Real Estate Commission - regulatory agency for real estate brokers and appraisers

Legal assistance

Rural housing programs