Great River Housing, Inc. Raises $6,000 for Affordable HousingWritten by Theresa Rose on September 27, 2016
Great River Housing, Inc. held its sixth annual golf outing and fundraiser on September 15 at Flint Hills Golf Course. Hosted by Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission, 18 teams participated. Over 50 separate sponsors contributed to the event. Great River Housing, Inc. will use the proceeds as match for its upcoming grant to the Iowa Finance Authority totaling $342,000. The grant will be used for down payment assistance, owner occupied rehabilitation, new development assistance and upper story development assistance. Great River Housing serves Des Moines, Henry, Lee and Louisa counties and is a certified local housing trust fund by the State of Iowa. Over five years, Great River Housing has completed over 200 projects and invested over $2 million into affordable housing in southeast Iowa through down payment assistance, owner occupied rehabilitation, and development assistance. Contact Great River Housing at: 319-753-5107 or www.seirpc.com. Great River Housing is operated by the Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission.