The Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission is accepting applications for housing rehabilitation\improvement projects. The Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines awarded UERPC $733,700 in funding to be used to assist twenty-nine households with homeowner rehabilitation. Funding limits are set at a maximum of $23,000 per project and will be in the form of a secured grant. All projects funded must serve Allamakee, Clayton, Fayette, Howard or Winneshiek County households with incomes less than 80% of HUD income guidelines. Funding will be geared towards elderly and special needs households. Projects are directed toward an accumulation of deferred maintenance and/or needed replacement of principal fixtures and components of existing structures. The Homeowner Rehabilitation Program is being sponsored by Freedom Bank of Postville-Elkader-Monona.
Applications will be accepted by UERPC on a continuous basis. Applications can be obtained at the Upper Explorerland Office at 134 West Greene Street, Postville, IA 52162 or by phone at 563-864-7551, ext. 106 or 101. Or, you can print out the application below.
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Due to a winter storm warning and expected snow accumulation, all three RPA-1 transportation meetings scheduled for February 20, 2019 in Postville are cancelled and will be rescheduled. This includes the Enhancement Committee meeting at 9:00 a.m., the Technical Committee meeting at 10:00 a.m., and the Policy Board meeting at 11:00 a.m.