Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds for Tiered Projects and Programs

Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds for Tiered Projects and Programs

Announcements
Date of Publication: January 18, 2024 Iowa Finance Authority 1963 Bell Ave., Suite 200 Des Moines, Iowa 50315 515.452.0422   On or after January 30, 2024, the Iowa Finance Authority will authorize the Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission to submit a request to the HUD Program Office for the release of HOME funds under Title II of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended to undertake the following project: Tier 1 Broad Review Project/Program Title: Northeast IA Homebuyer Program Purpose:  To assist 5 first-time low-income homeowners with down payments and rehabilitation activities to secure safe, decent, and affordable housing. Location:  Within the incorporated city limits in Allamakee, Clayton, Fayette, Howard, and Winneshiek Counties in Iowa. Project/Program Description: The program will provide downpayment and/or rehabilitation to five income-eligible…
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NIBN Hosting QuickBooks Training for Businesses

NIBN Hosting QuickBooks Training for Businesses

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  **NOTICE: THIS TRAINING IS BEING POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. STAY TUNED FOR NEW DATES LATER IN 2024.***   Help yourself while helping your business! QuickBooks is widely regarded as very powerful and useful software for many businesses. It saves money and time, and since its introduction over two decades ago, it proved to be the ideal software for companies and businesses of all different types and sizes. If you plan to start a company or you already have one, QuickBooks is a must-have software for any business. It really simplifies and streamlines accounting, tracking and reporting, and for the most part, guarantees that the process of managing your company finances will be much easier. Northeast Iowa Business Network (NIBN) -- including the county economic development offices of Allamakee, Clayton, Howard,…
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Lead Certification Training Being Held Locally November 15th

Lead Certification Training Being Held Locally November 15th

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Are you a contractor who would like to receive payment in full shortly after completing a home rehabilitation project? Are you a contractor who has given an estimate to a homeowner, then come to find out that the homeowner may have difficulties affording the rehabilitation work? If so, the Northeast Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund (NEIRHTF) may be able to assist! The NEIRHTF program can assist homeowners with home rehabilitation projects, now up to the new dollar amount of $12,500 (previously $10,000). In order to utilize NEIRHTF assistance, certain criteria need to be met by both the homeowner AND the contractor. In order for contractors and their workers to work on rehabilitation projects funded through the NEIRHTF, they must first complete lead certification training. In addition to meeting NEIRHTF requirements,…
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Allamakee County Housing Survey

Allamakee County Housing Survey

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Allamakee County is completing a study to assess housing availability and needs, and to identify housing solutions in each community!  Complete a brief online survey to help us understand your housing needs!!! Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/V8LDVL8 OR, scan the above QR code to open the survey! Stay tuned for more information on the Allamakee County Housing Assessment here!  
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