Homelessness and Poverty

Whether you would like to call and speak to someone, or whether you prefer to do some researching on your own, there are many resources available to help answer your questions about homelessness and poverty, what resources are available to those experiencing it, and how you can help those in need.

Local and State of Iowa:

Iowa Finance Authority- www.iowafinanceauthority.gov

Institute for Community Alliances- www.iowainstitute.net

Iowa Northland Regional Housing Authority- 211 20th Street NW Suite A, Waverly, IA 50677           Phone: 319-483-5079

Upper Explorerland Regional Housing Authority- www.uerpc.org


National Resources:

United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development- www.rurdev.usda.gov

Housing and Urban Development- www.hud.gov

National Alliance to End Homelessness- www.endhomelessness.org

National Coalition for Homeless- www.nationalhomeless.org

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness- www.usich.gov

Opening Doors-Federal Strategic Plan to end homelessness- www.usich.gov/opening_doors

2012 Health and Human Service Poverty Guidelines- www.ASPE.hhs.gov/poverty

Institute for Research on Poverty- www.irp.wisc.edu

Rural Policy Research Institute- www.rupri.org