The Dallas County Local Housing Trust Fund (DCLHTF) was established in 2004 with the mission “to provide and expand safe and affordable housing to low income residents of Dallas County.” The trust fund is governed by a 15 person Board of Directors, who acts on behalf of the member communities and residents of Dallas County. Click for a list of the Board members.
The Dallas County Local Housing Trust Fund has hired the City of West Des Moines to perform administrative duties for the Trust Fund.
The Dallas County Local Housing Trust Fund Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program assists low income homeowners within Dallas County with housing repairs and correcting code violations. The awards are in the form of a five-year forgivable loan to eligible households with incomes less than 80% of the Area Median Income. Eligible property types include single family dwellings, but do not include mobile homes, homes being purchased on contract, duplexes or rental units. The house assisted must be the primary residence of the applicant.
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Download the Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program Brochure to learn more.
Download the Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program Application.