The City of Iowa City is accepting applications for its Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Program, an initiative that provides various financing, with limited grant availability, to homeowners needing to make necessary repairs. 

Qualifying work includes items such as plumbing, electrical, siding, roof, windows, heating, air conditioning, mobile home repair and accessibility improvements.

To receive funding, homeowners must meet the following requirements: 

  • Your home must be located in Iowa City and must be your primary residence 
  • Your household income meets guidelines for assistance
  • You have enough equity in your home to support the loan program

Financing is available through the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) as well as local funding through the General Rehab and Improvement Program (GRIP).

To obtain an application and to learn more about the program, visit or e-mail Information is also available by calling 319-356-5246 or visiting City Hall, 410 E. Washington St, Iowa City. 

Date of publication

Tuesday, August 15, 2017