Ames, IA Rent Assistance Help

Rental Assistance Help in Ames, Iowa

Welcome to our Ames, Iowa page. We provide listings of rental assistance programs.

Qualified rental assistance programs include non-profit organizations that provide emergency cash for tenants as well as government agencies providing long-term rental subsidies.

Many programs also provide other services such as utility payment assistance, water payment assistance, electric payment assistance, holiday assistance, medical bill pay assistance, food assistance, etc. We provide these details on our details page.

There are 2 Rental Assistance Programs in Ames, IA
  1. Ames Department of Planning and Housing

    Ames Department of Planning and Housing - Ames

    515 Clark Avenue

    Ames, IA - 50010
    (515) 239-5400

    DEPOSIT AND FIRST MONTH'S RENT PROGRAMAs part of the 2016–2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs, the City of Ames will be implementing a Rental Deposit and First Month's Rent Assistance Program as part of the Renter Affordability Program. The program is designed to assist eligible low-income households with up to $1,200.00 towards rental deposits and/or first month’s rent. see details

  2. Emergency Residence Project - Ames

    Emergency Residence Project - Ames - Ames

    225 S. Kellogg Ave

    Ames, IA - 50010
    (515) 232-8075

    Emergency Residence Project - Ames helps avoid eviction or utility lossA list of agencies (names, addresses and phone numbers) which together may help with a variety of needs including rent, food, clothing, and others, is available under the Other County Resources heading on this page. Their agency’s applications for rent or utility assistance are accepted between 9:00 see details

Area Listings Close to Ames, IA
Due to the low number of rental assistance in Ames, we have listed some area listings below.



  1. Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority (CIRHA) - Grimes

    Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority (CIRHA) - Grimes - Grimes

    1201 SE Gateway Drive
    Grimes, IA - 50111
    (515) 986-1882
    Rental Assistance Location: 25.22 miles from Ames

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    The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program is available in all six counties in CIRHA's service area. Included are the counties of Boone, Dallas, Jasper, Madison, Marion, and Story, excluding the cities of Knoxville & Pella in Marion county. Fam...
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  2. City of Des Moines Housing Services

    City of Des Moines Housing Services - Des Moines

    2309 Euclid Ave
    Des Moines, IA - 50310
    (515) 323-8950
    Rental Assistance Location: 27.55 miles from Ames

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    The City of Des Moines Housing Services uses the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program to provide rental assistance to those who qualify. The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program provides rental as...
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  3. Polk County Community, Family & Youth Services - General Assistance

    Polk County Community, Family & Youth Services - General Assistance - Des Moines

    2309 Euclid Ave
    Des Moines, IA - 50310
    (515) 286-2088
    Rental Assistance Location: 27.55 miles from Ames

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    Polk County Community, Family & Youth Services - General Assistance provides temporary assistance with basic and special needs to eligible residents of the Polk District. The General Assistance Office provides the following servi...
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  4. Proteus, Inc. - Des Moines

    Proteus, Inc. - Des Moines - Des Moines

    3850 Merle Hay Road
    Des Moines, IA - 50310
    (515) 271-5303
    Rental Assistance Location: 27.65 miles from Ames

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    Through a federal grant program, Proteus, Inc. - Des Moines provides migrant farm workers with rental assistance to an estimated 100 families each year. Migrant farm workers arriving to the state to perform farm work are given a vo...
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