Could the City help cover the cost of your next housing rehab project? That's the topic of the latest episode of the City's podcast, Iowa City Matters. This program offers an in-depth platform to inform residents about civic and community topics that impact their lives. 

From energy efficiency improvements to making a home more accessible, the City can help cover the cost of home repairs for many of our residents. Listen to learn how the City offers a variety of different programs to assist with owner-occupied housing rehabilitation. Learn how you can apply for zero-interest loans and/or grants to aid in making repairs to your home. Find more information on the programs at

This episode is hosted by Assistant to the City Manager Simon Andrew. Our guests include Neighborhood and Development Services Director Tracy Hightshoe, Neighborhood Service Coordinator Erika Kubly, Rehab Specialist David Powers, and housing rehab program recipient Dona Saforek.

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Date of publication

Tuesday, November 12, 2019