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Housing Services Mission

Our mission is to provide quality affordable housing opportunities in Des Moines and Polk County, and to facilitate, where possible, self-sufficiency for its clients.

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 Polk County.  These programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Housing And Urban Development (HUD) and administered by  the DMMHA, the Housing Services Board, and the Municipal Housing Governing Board (Des Moines City Council).

To contact us:

  • Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - for holiday closings, see the City holiday schedule.
  • We are located in the Polk County River Place Office Building
    2309 Euclid Avenue
    Des Moines, Iowa  50310
  • Phone: (515) 323-8950
  • Fax: (515) 242-2844