Due to renovations some offices have moved, please check the City Hall Move page for more information.
  • 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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  • Des Moines Major Construction Projects

    The Engineering Department’s efforts include the design, construction and project management of the City's Capital Improvements Program (CIP) and other major construction projects.


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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

2,500 applicants have been randomly selected for the 2015 Section 8 Waiting List. *** To determine if you have been selected, click on the "APP CHECKER" link below. *** If you were selected, click on the second link below to find your "LOTTERY NUMBER".