$16.6 million Awarded to Iowa Communities for Infrastructure, Housing and Revitalization Projects

18 Jan 2022


January 18, 2021 (DES MOINES, IA) – The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) made investments of $16.6 million in community infrastructure, housing and revitalization projects during the fourth quarter of 2021. Awards were made through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, which provides support for community improvements.

Awards were made for water and sewer improvements, community facilities, housing rehabilitation and upper story housing. IEDA made awards through the state’s CDBG-CV fund, which helps communities prevent, prepare for and respond to COVID-19. Grants are awarded based upon the benefit to low- and moderate-income Iowans, financial need, project impact and readiness, and commitment of local resources.

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