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Housing News Update

CDBG Housing Update:
Upper Explorerland RPC is excited to announce that Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) intends to conditionally award the City of Waukon and the City of McGregor a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of $324,000, in each community.  These funds will be used for the rehabilitation of 8 owner occupied single family homes.  Funding for the CDBG program was very competitive this year, with only 17 of 53 CDBG applications funded. Lori Brockway, of  UERPC  was very pleased to assist both of these cities in writing these successful grant applications.  For more information contact Lori Brockway at 563-864-7551, Ext. 106 or by email at lbrockway@uerpc.org.

Northeast Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund Update:
The Northeast Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund Program (NEIRHTF) is pleased to announce that they were awarded funds of $1,000 from the Clayton County Foundation for the Future Grant Program.  These funds will be used to assist residents in Clayton County with their rehabilitation needs such as:  roofs, windows, doors, electrical, plumbing, and handicapped accessibility.  For further information regarding the NEIRHTF program please contact Lori Brockway at 563-864-7551, Ext. 106 or by email at lbrockway@uerpc.org.