UERPC Homeowner Rehabilitation Program

UERPC Homeowner Rehabilitation Program

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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UERPC April 2019 Newsletter

Posted: Mon, April 15, 2019

The UERPC April 2019 Newsletter has hatched! Check out the newsletter to learn about:

  • Students Explore Local Career Opportunities
    at Networking and Opportunity Fair
  • Northeast Iowa Family STEM Festival a Big Hit
  • Progressive Walking Supper on May 1st in Decorah
  • Beat the Blues Winter Marathon Winner Announced
  • Three Years Later, Open Gyms are Better than Ever
  • It's Spring Walking and Biking School Bus Season!
  • Employee Spotlight:  Roxanna Kayode
  • Team-building at the Waukon Wellness Center
  • UERPC Offices will be closed on Friday, April 19th in observance of Good Friday
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UERPC March 2019 Newsletter

Posted: Mon, March 18, 2019

The UERPC March 2019 Newsletter has bloomed! Check out the newsletter to learn about:

  • Northeast Iowa STEM Festival
  • ICOG Legislative Update and Staff Training
  • "What Would You Do with $1,000?"
  • A Bittersweet Goodbye, a Heartfelt Hello
  • Bicycle Safety in Schools

THINK SPRING! 

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UERPC February Newsletter

Posted: Mon, February 18, 2019

Some of the headlines you can read about this month include:

  • Call for Applications - Multi-Modal Transportation Grants
  • Employee Spotlight Katie Nolte
  • And the Winner is....  2019 Healthiest State Annual Awards
  • Beat the Blues Winter Marathon Reminder
  • Requesting Vendors for the 2019 STEM Festival
  • FREE Friday Morning Open Gyms
  • Fern Rissman is Retiring
  • The UERPC offices are closed for Presidents Day

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February 20th RPA-1 Transportation Meetings Cancelled

Posted: Thu, February 7, 2019

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.

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