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FHLB Des Moines Awards $216,000 to the City of Sioux City to Improve Housing

Post Date:12/20/2018 4:18 PM

The City of Sioux City is pleased to announce the receipt of $216,000 in Affordable Housing Program funds from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB) to improve homes in Sioux City!  The funds received will be used to rehabilitate or remove barriers to 24 single-family homes.  In order to be eligible, agencies / cities must partner with a member bank.  The City of Sioux City thanks Security National Bank for their support and partnership with regard to this exciting program.

For several years, the City of Sioux City has offered a variety of home improvement programs.  These programs include the Barrier Removal Program, the Elderly / Disabled Repair Program, the Emergency Repair Program, and the Housing Rehabilitation Program.  The funds received from the FHLB will allow the City of Sioux City to partner with more homeowners to improve their homes.  Examples of past projects completed include roof replacements, the construction of ramps, bathroom reconfigurations to allow for accessibility, sewer line replacement, furnace replacement, etc. 

Interesting in applying?  Applicants must have a household income at or below 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI).  For example, the maximum household income for a family of four is $54,250.  Those interested in applying can call 712-279-6328 or e-mail tjorgensen@sioux-city.org to receive an application. 

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