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Cedar Rapids/Iowa City corridor housing programs and services. If you have housing questions about what's available to you or want information not provided here, please contact us as Our goal is to assist you with any housing information you may need.

Home Ownership Programs

    Single Family New Construction Program
    As a result of the 2008 floods, the city of Cedar Rapids offers assistance of up to 25% toward the purchase price of new homes.

    First Time Home Buyer Program
    This program is designed to increase homeownership among lower income and underserved households by providing $6000 in down payment and closing assistance.

    Block by Block
    Founded in 2009, Block by Block is a partnership of multiple Cedar Rapids organizations that have devised a solutions-based, relationship-building approach to rebuilding neighborhoods affected by the 2008 floods.

    Cedar Rapids Habitat for Humanity

    Veteran Affairs Administration

Mortgage Programs

    We can provide you, at no cost, with mortgage program information on such programs as FHA, VA, USDA and Conventional financing as it relates to buying a new, existing home or refinancing your home. Please contact us.
    * This information will be provided by one of our business partners, Universal Lending Corp.

Rental Programs

Housing and Credit Counseling

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development approved consumer credit counceling credit service. Includes homebuyer education classes, pre-purchase counseling, foreclosure prevention and mitigation, post purchase counseling and home maintenance services and much more.
    (800) 826-3574

Distressed Property and Short Sale Resources

    Beth Parker - Real Estate Specialist
    Rhul and Rhul Realtors
    (319) 431-0710

    Lawrence Bryant - Short Sale Specialist/Owner
    Public Involvment
    (319) 210-1101

    Iowa Mortgage
    (319) 393-7811