Since 1990, FHLB Des Moines has awarded $135 million in down payment and closing cost assistance to help more than 29,900 families with the purchase of a home.
Through our Home$tart program, eligible households may receive up to $7,500 in down payment and closing cost assistance.
Home$tart funds now available!
On July 1, 2020, FHLB Des Moines added $2 million in Home$tart funds. This funding is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, subject to availability.
As a reminder, we implemented changes on April 1, 2020. Please review all resources before submitting a new reservation request. Providing all required documentation at the time of submission will streamline the review process significantly.