Iowa Finance Authority

About Us

The Iowa Finance Authority was established in 1975 to undertake programs to assist in the attainment of housing for low- and moderate-income Iowans. Since then, the Iowa Finance Authority's role has expanded considerably.

The Iowa Finance Authority offers a variety of programs that address a continuum of housing needs, from homeless assistance to multifamily rental to single-family homeownership.

In addition to offering statewide affordable housing resources, the Iowa Finance Authority also offers a wide variety of other programs to assist in community development, including the issuance of tax-exempt bonds, providing the lowest cost funds for drinking water and wastewater facilities in Iowa and Iowa Title Guaranty, offering guaranteed title to real property in Iowa.

Enhance the quality of life for Iowans.

Making affordable financing possible for home and community.


Integrity - Our employees, partners and customers can count on IFA to be honest and trustworthy

Mission Oriented  - We keep a constant focus on the Iowans our programs benefit

Purposeful Work Ethic  - We nurture a culture of outstanding work ethic, teamwork and diligence

Accountability – We accept responsibility and honor our commitments

Customer Service Focus – We are courteous, responsive and respectful 

Trusted Resource – We are a reliable resource for Iowans