Native American Homeownership Initiative

The 2018 NAHI round has closed. Funding for the 2019 round will open on April 1, 2019.

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Since 1990, FHLB Des Moines has awarded $105 million in down payment and closing cost assistance to help more than 24,000 families with the purchase of a home.

Native American Homeownership Initiative Process

Click on one of the steps below to guide you through the Native American Homeownership Initiative process.

  1. Get Started
  2. Reservation of Funds
  3. Disbursement/Reimbursement of Funds

Questions? Contact our Community Investment Department at communityinvestment@fhlbdm.com.

Why participate in the Native American Homeownership Initiative?

  • Meet Community Reinvestment Act objectives to serve low- to moderate-income households
  • Provide grants to expand market share or increase penetration in existing markets
  • Improve loan-to-value ratios on mortgage loans
  • Build community goodwill
  • Promote your corporate brand
  • Help families in your community realize their homeownership dreams by providing down payment and closing cost assistance