Polk County Housing Authority (Iowa)

Search for Polk County, IA housing authority information. A housing authority search provides information on applying for low income housing, veteran housing benefits, senior low-income housing, low-income housing requirements, local low-income housing, homeless veteran housing, income-controlled rent, low-income apartments, low-income homes, and low-income rental housing.


The Polk County Housing Authority provides housing options for low-income individuals and families. They typically operate at the county or local level to offer low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing options for people who meet the eligibility requirements in Polk County, Iowa. Some Housing Authorities own and manage apartments and single-family homes, while others focus on rental assistance programs. Polk County Housing Authorities provide information on applying for low-income housing, the income eligibility requirements, and living in Housing Authority properties. They also accept and process applications and handle low-income housing complaints. The Housing Authority website provides information about Polk County low-income housing.

Des Moines Housing Authority Des Moines IA 3717 6th Avenue 50313 515-280-6726

Iowa State Housing Authority Grimes IA 1201 Southeast Gateway Drive 50111 515-986-1882


The Polk County Veterans Affairs Department is a federal agency that provides services to veterans, including Armed Forces veterans and Reserve veterans. The VA also provides housing assistance to veterans who meet the eligibility requirements, as one of the VA programs for at-risk veterans in Polk County, Iowa. Veterans can receive housing benefits through collaborations between local Polk County Housing Authorities and the VA, particularly for homeless veterans. The VA also leases land and buildings for veteran housing programs. Veterans can learn more about their eligibility for Polk County housing services through a local Veterans Affairs Office or the Veteran Affairs website.

Disabled American Veterans Des Moines IA 210 Walnut Street 50309 515-323-7539

Iowa Department Veterans Affairs Johnston IA 7105 Northwest 70th Avenue 50131 515-242-5331

Iowa State Veterans Affairs Department Des Moines IA 3100 McKinley Avenue 50321 515-252-4416

Paralyzed Veterans of America Des Moines IA 3703 Douglas Avenue 50310 515-277-4782

US Department Of Veteran Affairs-Des Moines Vet Center West Des Moines IA 1821 22nd Street 50266 515-284-4929

US Department of Veterans Affairs - Des Moines Regional Benefit Office Des Moines IA 210 Walnut Street 50309 800-827-1000

US Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines IA 3600 30th Street 50310 515-699-5999

Us Veterans Employment Service Des Moines IA 1000 East Grand Avenue 50319 515-281-5106

Veterans Employment Service Des Moines IA 430 East Grand Avenue 50309 515-281-9061

Veterans of Foreign Wars Des Moines IA 210 Walnut Street 50309 515-323-7546

Veterans of Foreign Wars Des Moines IA 1309 Northeast 66th Avenue 50313 515-289-9914

Veterans of Foreign Wars Des Moines IA 4029 Urbandale Avenue 50310 515-255-9804

Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Iowa Des Moines IA 3601 Beaver Avenue 50310 515-255-2139

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 738 Des Moines IA 2801 Dean Avenue 50317 515-263-7171


Polk County Senior Centers provide services and programs for elderly members of the community, including emergency assistance, income support programs, and protective services. Senior Centers in Polk County, Iowa may also offer housing services for seniors, including low-income housing. Some Housing Authorities reserve space for seniors with income-controlled rent and on-site support services. Senior Centers provide information on applying for Polk County senior housing, meeting any income eligibility requirements, and accessing senior housing services. They may also help seniors complete the application process. Polk County Senior Centers provide information about their services online.

Eastside Senior Center Des Moines IA 1231 East 26th Street 50317 515-265-8461

Johnston Senior Center Johnston IA 6300 Pioneer Parkway 50131 515-251-3707

Polk County Iowa Senior Center Des Moines IA 2100 Southeast 5th Street 50315 515-288-3734

Polk County Senior Center Ankeny IA 406 Southwest School Street 50023 515-963-0527

Runnells Senior Center Runnells IA 108 Brown Street 50237 515-966-2427

South Side Senior Center Des Moines IA 100 Payton Avenue 50315 515-287-0092