• Bank On Central Iowa

    Bank On Central Iowa program is a national model for promoting access to mainstream financial services, supporting working families, and strengthening local economies. It connects people without bank accounts to affordable financial services including checking, savings, and financial education opportunities.


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  • Des Moines - Great Place for a New Business

    The City of Des Moines is a great place to locate or expand your businesses. The Des Moines Office of Economic Development office is dedicated to helping you meet your existing and future development needs.


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Housing Services Mission


Housing Service’s mission is to provide quality affordable housing opportunities within Des Moines and Polk County, and to facilitate, where possible, self-sufficiency for its clients.


Housing Services Responsibilities

Des Moines Municipal Housing Agency (DMMHA):

The DMMHA provides Public Housing rental units for low-income qualified families and administers the Section 8 rental assistance program for the County of Polk.  These programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Housing And Urban Development (HUD) and administered by  the Des Moines Municipal Housing Agency (DMMHA), Housing Services Board and Municipal Housing Governing Board (Des Moines City Council).