Posted on: January 16, 2018

Bee Branch Healthy Homes Program Improves Six Housing Units and Assists Over 50 Families in 2017

In 2017, the Bee Branch Healthy Homes (BBHH) Resiliency Program improved six housing units and assisted over 50 low- to moderate-income families.

Construction contracts for the six housing units were signed and completed between September 8 and December 31, and costs of the improvements totaled approximately $143,600. An additional 21 properties are currently under contract for improvements.Since l...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

'Art in the Park: Snow Sculpting' Set for Feb. 10

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The Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs and Dubuque Museum of Art will sponsor Art in the Park: Snow Sculpting, a snow sculpting competition and a community snow sculpting event, on Saturday, Feb. 10, from noon to 4 p.m. at Washington Park, 700 Locust St.

The public is invited to attend the free events which are being offered as part of the Dubuque Museum of Art’s Second Saturdays event series.

The snow sculpting event will feature three teams including a Dubuque team that participated in last yea...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Applications Available for Property Tax Exemptions in Urban Revitalization Areas

The City of Dubuque is currently accepting applications from property owners of Dubuque’s urban revitalization areas who may qualify for tax cuts based on improvements that increase the assessed value of the property.

The Dubuque Urban Revitalization Program, based on Chapter 404 of the Code of Iowa, focuses on the revitalization of properties in Dubuque’s older neighborhoods and offers a property tax exemption for new improvements made to qualified residenti...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

City of Dubuque to Open Housing Voucher Waiting List

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The City of Dubuque Housing & Community Development Department will OPEN the waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance program (formerly known as Section 8) from 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb.14, 2018, until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018

The Housing Choice Voucher Program provides rental assistance for income-eligible households.  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) sets income limits that determine eligibility for assisted housing programs, including the t...

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