Housing Alliance

Finding people safe, decent, affordable, and appropriate long-term housing of their choice

HOUSING EDUCATION

  • Increased landlord engagement to better serve refugee rental housing needs
  • Improved tenant housing training with a focus on cultural and housing norms

HOUSING ACCESSIBILITY

  • Expand housing navigator network to support the needs of refugees
  • Improve peer support within the central Iowa refugee communities to address housing needs

Coordinating Providers

Catholic Charities

Evelyn K Davis Center for Working Families

H.O.M.E. Inc.

Oakridge Neighborhood

1401 Center St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

Lutheran Services of Iowa--Refugee Community Services

Polk County Housing Trust Fund

United Way of Central Iowa

USCRI (US Committee on Refugees and Immigrants)

NISAA African Family Services

Housing Alliance Chair

Teree Caldwell-Johnson

Phone
515-244-7702
Email
TCaldwell-Johnson@oakridgeneighborhood.org

Betty Devine

Email
Betty.Devine@polkcountyiowa.gov