Affordable Housing Products

Solutions to meet critical affordable housing needs.

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 $635 million to provide affordable housing opportunities to more than 106,000 families and individuals.

Key Dates for 2019 AHP Program

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.

Get Started:

The 2019 AHP application period closed on May 31, 2019.

Technical Assistance:

Sponsor housing organizations are now able to access Technical Assistance on-demand to help prepare AHP applications. 

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:

2019 Down Payment Product funding opened on April 1, 2019.