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Garwin house on the edge of town after the Derecho storm - July 2011

Storm Update: Governor Branstad makes commitment to Tama County and request of President Obama to do the same

Three weeks after the storm, Tama County continues to work on finding healthy long-term solutions to the change in the economic and physical landscape brought on by the July 11, 2011 Derecho storm. We appreciate Governor Branstad’s request of President Obama to declare Tama County in addition to Story, Marshall and Benton Counties a federal […]

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Housing Update: 2011 Housing Trust Fund Applications now available

In 2010 339 residents from Tama County and partner counties, Hardin, Marshall and Poweshiek benefitted directly from the newly created nonprofit Housing Trust Fund organization to improve the housing stock in of our region. And neighbors benefitted too because the investments raised values or diminished deterioration of our housing stock baseline by targeting more vulnerable […]

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Housing Update: 72 residents & neighbors benefit from first year of Trust Fund grant cycle. Annual Meeting April 6

During 2010 our new nonprofit Region 6 Housing Trust Fund was launched to help improve affordable housing options and maintain healthy housing stock for Hardin, Marshall, Poweshiek and Tama County neighborhoods. Here is a snapshot of the impact of the regional Housing Trust Fund’s impact on Tama County in 2010: Dollars invested: Tama County: $56,423 […]

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Housing Trust Fund Update: Local agencies pledge $17K and inter-disciplinary approach to healthy housing solutions

During the summer of 2010, the Region 6 Housing Trust Fund received requests for support for almost 50 Tama County residents. Current resources are not enough to fund every qualifying request for increased safety and health, but market intelligence gained through the process is helping us understand the need and barriers increasingly better to drive […]

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Real Estate Update: Housing Trust Fund now accepting applications

Last week the IRS approved our Region 6 Housing Trust Fund after an extended due diligence period of evaluating the board of directors and operational plan details. October 2009 Iowa Finance Authority also certified the Region 6 Housing Trust Fund to make available $322,307 in funding to support the affordable housing needs of the region […]

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