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 June Newsletter

Posted: Mon, June 18, 2018

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

  • Howe Elected to Vice-Chair
  • UERPC will be closed for the July 4th Holiday
  • Walking School Bus Appreciation
  • IowaWORKS - Bring Your 'A' Game to Work Workshop
  • Upcoming Public Board Meeting
  • NEIRHTF accepting applications
  • State Auditor Mary Mosiman presenting at City Clerks Meeting
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Clayton County Public Think Tank Meetings

Posted: Fri, June 15, 2018

Clayton County Public Think Tank Meetings to be held June 20th, 21st, 26th and 27th. 

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UERPC May Newsletter

Posted: Wed, May 23, 2018

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

  • NARHO Conference Updates
  • Emoployee Spotlight Lee Balik
  • FREE Friday Open Gym
  • What is Work Based Learning
  • Upper Explorerland's Safe Routes to School Program Awards Waukon and Oelwein Funding for Future Community Walks
  • STEM Festivals in Northeast Iowa are a Big Hit
  • A Prescription for... WALKING!
  • Green Iowa AmeriCorps, Instrumental to the 2017-2018 Walking and Biking School Buses
  • The UERPC Offices will be closed Monday, May 28th in oberservation of Memorial Day!
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Check out these upcoming events in and around Riceville on May 5th!

Posted: Thu, April 26, 2018

Check out these events happening in and around Riceville on May 5th!

1)  IronHorse Half-Marathon, 10K & 5K Race - first USTAF Certified and Sanctioned race of its kind in our area and it is being run nearly exclusively on the Wapsi-Great Western Line (WGWL) Trail - Iowa's first interstate connecting trail with Minnesota. 

2) WGWL Trail's Southern Branch Grand Opening with five Celebration Stations to enjoy as enthusiasts traverse the new section of trail.

To learn more, check out the WGWL Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/wgwltrail/

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