Affordable Housing Products

Solutions to meet critical affordable housing needs.


$46 million awarded through AHP in 2023!

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Affordable Housing Programs allow members to support their communities with a source of equity in the form of grants.

FHLB Des Moines offers a variety of products to support the purchase, construction or rehabilitation of affordable housing. Since the inception of the Affordable Housing Program in 1990, FHLB Des Moines has awarded $895 million to provide affordable housing opportunities to more than 127,000 families and individuals. 

Competitive Affordable Housing Program

The Competitive Affordable Housing Program encourages partnerships between our member financial institutions and local housing providers (sponsors) to secure funds for the purchase, construction or rehabilitation of affordable homeownership or rental housing units.

The 2024 AHP application period is  now closed. Awards will be announced in December 2024. 

Down Payment Products

Our member financial institutions have access to grant funds to provide down payment and closing cost assistance to income eligible owner-occupant households.

Down Payment Products:

2024 Down Payment Product funding round opened on January 2, 2024.

Voluntary Programs

FHLB Des Moines is continuously evaluating and developing innovative voluntary programs to increase its support for underserved and financially vulnerable populations in its district. Learn More

Explore Voluntary Programs:

  • Member Impact Fund
  • Maui Disaster Relief Funding
  • Mortgage Rate Relief


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