City Hall and all other City facilities are closed to the public as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. The closures will be effective after 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19, and will continue through May 15, 2020. City staff will continue to report to their offices and serve the public. Residents are encouraged to conduct City business online or by contacting individual City departments directly. Residents who are unsure how to conduct their City business may contact the City’s customer service hotline from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 515.239.5670.

CDBG and HOME Programs

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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Programs:

These programs are a federally funded from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The activities implemented under this program will include a wide variety of housing, new home construction, housing rehabilitation, community and economic development activities directed toward neighborhood revitalization, economic development, and the provision of improved community facilities and services. The overall goal of the programs are to ensure that at least one or more of the following three national objectives is met: 1) benefit persons of low and moderate income; 2) aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; or 3) meet other community development needs of particular urgency. 

CDBG and HOME Documents:

If you feel that you have been discriminated against you may file a discrimination complaint at the following:

City of Ames Human Relations Commission or Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)  

**Metropolitan Statistical Area
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