• 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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Community Action
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Community Action Merger

The Des Moines Community Action Agency has merged with the Red Rock Area Community Action Program to become the IMPACT Community Action Partnership. For the contact information for this new agency, click on the Merger Info link below.

Municipal Housing Agency
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Des Moines Municipal Housing Agency

The DMMHA provides rental assistance to qualified low/moderate-income individuals and families through the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs. Additionally, DMMHA administers a self-sufficiency and homeownership program for participants.

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Section 8 Waiting List

The Section 8 Waiting List is closed. If you applied, you will be able to check whether you are one of the 2,500 people randomly selected in 4-6 weeks. When the selection is complete, there will be a link below to check if you have been selected.