Home- and Community Based Services Rent Subsidy Program


~~“Application Period
 The Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) is accepting applications for the Home- and Community-Based Services Rent Subsidy Program. Applications are accepted on an on-going basis. A waiting list has been established, with applications being processed in the order they are received.

The HCBS Rent Subsidy program aids eligible applicants who receive services under Money Follows the Person or a federal Medicaid waiver program called home-and community-based service. The program provides a monthly rent assistance payment to applicants to help them live successfully in their own home until they become eligible for any other local, state or federal rent assistance. In Iowa, the program helps an average of 327 Iowans each month to stay in their home and to remain a part of their community”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment
  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
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