Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority
1201 SE Gateway Drive Grimes, IA 50111

515-986-1882

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 132 affordable rental units. It also administers 1,008 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (12%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (88%) to that of all housing authorities in IA, Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority has a smaller proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in IA.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 94. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Cirha Public Housing has a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Waiting List Status:


The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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2

Public Housing Projects

132

Public Housing Units

1,008

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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