Iowa Finance Authority

Community-Based Housing Revolving Loan Fund


The Community-Based Housing Revolving Loan Fund provides low-interest loans to those serving a target population of Medicaid members enrolled in or eligible for Home- and Community-Based Intellectual Disability and/or Brain Injury Waivers.


Application Process

Step 1: Service Plan – Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS)

  • The applicant must submit one written Service Plan to DHS meeting the “Community Housing and Services for Persons with Disabilities Revolving Loan Program Fund – Service Provider Qualifications” document.
  • Each item specified in the “Service Provider Qualifications” requirements and “Expectation of Best Practices from Service Providers” must be satisfactorily addressed in the Service Plan.
  • Proposed Service Plans must be submitted to Karen Hyatt, 515.281.3128.
  • The applicant must receive written approval of the Service Plan in the form of a Certificate signed by DHS before becoming eligible to proceed to Step 2 in the application process.

Step 2: Loan Application – Iowa Finance Authority (IFA)

  • After DHS has approves the proposed Service Plan, the applicant may submit all required loan application forms to the Iowa Finance Authority.
Notice Contact

Terri Rosonke | HousingIowa Development Specialist
Tim Morlan | Underwriter