Housing & Community Development
COVID-19 Information: Public access is limited within our building currently. Staff is available by appointment, via e-mail and by phone. We appreciate your patience in replying to requests.
The Housing and Community Development Department responsibilities include the following programs and City services:
- Building Administration / Inspections
- HUD Lead Hazard Reduction Grant
- HUD Section 8 Rental Assistance Program
- Nuisance/Code Enforcement and Property Maintenance
- Vacant Property Code
- Planning & Zoning Administration
- Rental Housing Inspections
- Brownfields Program
- Other various grant programs
NEW 05/29/2020 The following link is to State assistance not administered by the City but available to eligible residents in our community: COVID-19 IOWA EVICTION AND FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAM
Section 3 Program Information
The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development maintains information about the Section 3 program. CLICK HERE to learn more about this program which is a provision of the HUD Act of 1968 and is found at 12 U.S.C. 1701u. The regulations are found at 24 CFR Part 75.
AFFIRMATIVE FAIR HOUSING POLICY
This notice is published pursuant to the requirements of Executive Order 11063 on equal opportunity in housing and nondiscrimination in the sale or rental of housing built with federal assistance, and with Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, which prohibits discrimination in the provision of housing because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability or familial status.
The City of Marshalltown, Iowa advises the public that it will administer its assisted programs and activities relating to housing and community development in a manner to affirmatively further fair housing in the sale or rental of housing, the financing of housing and the provision of brokerage services.
The City of Marshalltown, Iowa shall assist individuals who believe they have been subject to discrimination in housing through the resources of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission or the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Additional questions can be directed to: Michelle Spohnheimer, Housing & Community Development Director, 641-754-5756, 36 N Center St. Marshalltown, IA 50158
Share your cultural experience in this short survey. Read on...
The most common source of exposure for children is from lead-based paint, which was used in many homes built before 1978. There is still funding available and your family may be eligible for assistance. Read on...