The Mission of the Housing Division:
"Providing decent, safe, affordable housing while enhancing the
quality of life for economically challenged individuals."

Ames City Hall 2015

Vanessa Baker-Latimer
Housing Coordinator

515 Clark Ave., Ames, IA 50010
Phone: 515-239-5400  Fax: 515-239-5699
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 Staff Contacts


 Transportation Assistance Program is NOW AVAILABLE. 
Click here for more information.

        Deposit and/or First Month's Rent Assistance Program 
Click here for more information.

The Housing Division will be responsible for, but not limited to, the administration of the:

Community Development Block Grant Programs (CDBG) 

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

The City of Ames no longer administers the Section 8 Program. The program for the city limits of Ames is now being administered by the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority (CIRHA).  Click here to be directed to their website or contact them at 515-986-1882.

Housing Discrimination

If you feel that you have been discriminated against, you may file a discrimination complaint by clicking on any of the following links:

For information on other HUD programs, click here for their website.


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