Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission
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RESIDENTS OF WEST UNION – WANT $OME FUND$ TO FIX UP YOUR HOME OR HELP WITH DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE?

YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDING!

The Fayette County Local Housing Trust Fund (FCLHTF) is accepting applications for housing rehabilitation\improvement projects.  The FCLHTF assists individuals, community organizations, and non-profit and for-profit developers in rehabilitation, renovation and repair projects that improve the condition of both rental and owner occupied affordable housing in Fayette County.   Funding is available of up to $5,000 for low to moderate income homeowners.

The City of West Union is accepting pre-applications for the First Time Homebuyer Program to determine community interest.  The funds for this program can be used for down payment assistance or rehabilitation assistance to bring the purchased home into compliance with Iowa’s Minimum Housing Standards.  Assistance is in the form of a 10 year receding forgivable loan with awards up to $24,999.  

A representative from UERPC will be available at City Hall on Tuesday, May 15th from 9:00 a.m. until noon to answer any questions that you may have or assist in the application process.

For more information regarding the above programs please contact Upper Explorerland RPC, at 563-864-7551 and ask for Sarah Snitker, ext. 101 or Cyndi Schulte, ext. 120.  Applications for the FCLHTF can be obtained online at www.uerpc.org, Housing, Fayette County Local Housing Trust Fund.  

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