Iowa

The Housing Credit in Action

The properties below are just a few examples of the Housing Credit in Iowa. Statewide, the Housing Credit has provided more than 28,000 affordable homes for low-income families, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities in Iowa.

See the state fact sheet to learn more about the Housing Credit’s impact.

Housing Credit Resident Stories

Tiffany Hunter

Tiffany Hunter, a Minnesota native, has lived in Iowa since she was a child. A mother of four children, including one deaf child and one child on the Autism spectrum, and a caretaker to her niece, Tiffany was devastated by catastrophic floods in 2018. With only a backpack of belongings each, her family had to start from scratch. They found a three-bedroom home at Chapel Ridge West Apartments in West Des Moines and now Tiffany can use more of her income to take care of her children. To read more about Tiffany, click here. To see more stories from the National Housing Trust’s Voices Out Loud series, click here.

Miranda Jordan

Miranda Jordan, a certified nurse’s assistant, was struggling to make ends meet when she had her son, Victor. Out of the workforce to raise Victor, Miranda was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and struggling with her mental health. When she and her son moved into a unit at Castlewood Apartments, she felt like she could breathe again. Miranda looks forward to getting herself in a position where she can move on and continue to be a strong role model for her son. To read more about Miranda, click here. To see more stories from the National Housing Trust’s Voices Out Loud series, click here.