Home and Community-Based Services Rent Subsidy Program Application Process

 Applicants must complete Application for HCBS Rent Subsidy and include:

  • Current written evidence from income sources of monthly income;
  • Written evidence that the applicant has been determined ineligible, or have been placed on a waiting list, for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rental assistance or any other available rental subsidy program, or a notice from the public housing authority that the wait list is closed (must be signed and dated by housing authority staff member);
  • A current copy of a lease agreement with the amount of monthly rent being paid and the number of bedrooms in the dwelling unit;
  • The payment information for electronic funds transfer, including bank routing number and bank account number.
  • Send the completed application with original signatures and the required written evidence to:

           HCBSIFA@iowa.gov OR:

Iowa Finance Authority
HCBS Rent Subsidy Program
2015 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312