I Need Help with Rent

Housing Assistance

This application is for rental assistance in the form of one of the following:

Housing Choice Voucher

- Applications for this program are ONLY open on the second Tuesday of every month from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM. Income-eligible applicants get a voucher to find their own rental unit within the City Limits of Dubuque. Options for homeownership with a Housing Choice Voucher are also available.

Moderate Rehabilitation Program - Income-eligible applicants get assistance for 10 specific 1-bedroom units and 4 specific 2-bedroom units. Applications accepted at all times for this program.

Project-Based Voucher

- Income-eligible applicants get assistance that are tied to 17 specific units located at the Rose of Dubuque, which is an assisted living facility for seniors and persons with disabilities. Applications accepted at all times for this program.
Program Information:
Voucher Payment Standards/Income Guidelines
HCV Homeownership

Helpful Links for Finding a Unit:

Vacant Unit Listing
Iowa Housing Search 
Telegraph Herald
Greater Dubuque Development Corp - Rental Resources
Dubuque Advertiser

Other Resources:
Application for Reduced Refuse & Stormwater Monthly Fees