Workforce Housing Tax Credits Available for Counties Under Disaster Declaration

October 16, 2019

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced Tuesday that $10 million in workforce housing tax credits are now available for counties that have been issued a Presidential Disaster declaration and are qualified housing projects. The funding, which is part of the Empower Rural Iowa initiative, is crucial to help homeowners rebuild following devastating flooding in Iowa this year. Most of the 10 eligible counties are located along the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. There are certain stipulations that projects must meet. Applications are being accepted at If you have further questions, contact Nichole Hansen at the IEDA.