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Eviction Prevention Program


Shelter House is administering the City of Iowa City’s Eviction Prevention Program. The City created the program to help income-eligible residents who have lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic and who have not been able to access the State of Iowa’s funding. To ensure resources go as far as possible to help as many individuals and families as possible, please first check your eligibility for state finds.

Step 1: Review the eligibility requirements for funding through IFA at here. The State program covers rent or mortgage only. If you are not eligible to receive those funds; the

Step 2: Please call or email Gina Woolsey, Shelter House, at gina.woolsey@shelterhouseiowa.org or (319) 351-0326. Note that the City program covers rent and utilities only.

We are working through these as quickly as possible and in the order they are received. An online form will be available here soon.