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.

Section 8 Housing

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Effective July 1, 2011, the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority (CIRHA) will be the Section 8 Program administrator for the City of Ames' jurisdiction.

For information to apply for assistance for Ames,
please contact CIRHA:

by telephone at 515-986-1882

or on the web at



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