The Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) has announced a HOME-ARP application round for supportive services and nonprofit operating and capacity-building assistance. 

The HOME-ARP program was created by the American Rescue Plan (ARP) in an effort to reduce homelessness and increase housing stability. IFA was designated approximately $29 million in HOME-ARP funds in a one-time allocation. 

Available Funds 

  • SUPPORTIVE SERVICES $4.5 million 

Qualified Populations:  

  • Individuals experiencing homelessness*; 
  • Individuals at risk of homelessness*; 
  • Persons fleeing or attempting to flee domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking or human trafficking; and 
  • Other populations for which providing supportive services or assistance would prevent homelessness or would serve those at greatest risk of housing instability.   

*As defined by 24 CFR 91.5 

Application Timeline 

  • Online Application Opens: July 8, 2024 – 8:00 a.m. 
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 23, 2024 – 4:30 p.m.  
  • Tentative Award announcement: Nov., 2024  

Further details are available on the program web page