The Mission of the Housing Division:
"Providing decent, safe, affordable housing while enhancing the
quality of life for economically challenged individuals."
Deposit, 1st Month's Rent and
Transportation Assistance Programs
will be available beginning on
The Housing Division will be responsible for, but not limited to, the administration of the:
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 their office at 515-986-1882, ext. 20. CIRHA is located at 1201 Gateway Drive, Grimes, IA 50111.
If you feel that you have been discriminated against, you may file a discrimination complaint by clicking on any of the following links:
- City of Ames Human Relations Commission
- Iowa Civil Rights Commission
- Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
For information on other HUD programs, click here for their website.