Property for Sale


The City of Des Moines Housing Services Department received approval from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to sell 394 Public Housing units (two, three, or four bedroom homes; duplexes, and row houses). The properties will be sold over an 8-10 year period.  Approximately 50 units per year will be sold at reserved minimum bid prices.


Notice of Sealed Bids

Scattered Site Single Family Homes
The Des Moines Municipal Housing Agency is accepting sealed bids on its remaining vacant scattered site single family home inventory. Bid packets for the following properties can be picked up at the DMMHA Administrative Office (Park Fair Mall – 100 E. Euclid; Suite 101, Des Moines, IA 50313).
          Property Address                                                Bedroom Size               
430 Orchard Place                                                  Vacant Lot
1125 11th Street                                                      3 Bedroom
1545 De Wolf Street                                               3 Bedroom
1618 Lincoln Avenue                                              2 Bedroom
1915 24th Street                                                      3 Bedroom
Bid packets include all instructions for submittal. Please note that current Fair Market Values are identified within each packet but that there is no minimum bid in order to submit a sealed bid response.
Sites may be seen upon request any time prior to Friday, February 20, 2015. 
All properties shall be sold “as is”.
Sealed Bids are due no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 27, 2015
Bid Opening Wednesday, March 2, 2015 at 10:30 am – Housing Administration Office (100 E. Euclid; Suite 101)
Please review and submit all required documents/letters in order to ensure your bid is not rejected. 
Instructions are contained within each bid packet.