The Pottawattamie County Housing Trust Fund (PottCoHTF) recently awarded over $240,000 to the following organizations for the 2021 Grant Cycle:

  • Catholic Charities for shelter renovations
  • Connections Area Agency on Aging to assist seniors with housing repairs or needed modifications
  • Habitat for Humanity to build a new home for an income-eligible home buyer and to assist with down payment assistance
  • Heartland Family Service to renovate housing
  • Inter-Faith Response, Inc. for rental assistance
  • The Municipal Housing Agency for Regal Towers renovation
  • New Visions for shelter renovations
  • Pottawattamie County General Assistance for rental assistance
  • The 712 Initiative for the rehabilitation of rental units


With this year’s awards, the PottCoHTF has invested almost $2 million in affordable housing since 2011.  The Trust Fund provides grants and loans for affordable housing, including new construction and rehabilitation of existing units, either single or multi-family throughout Pottawattamie County.  It receives funds from the Iowa Finance Authority, the Iowa West Foundation, Pottawattamie County, and from private donations.



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