United Way of Muscatine Almoner Fund
208 West 2nd Street Suite 201
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
Muscatine County Community Services approves disbursements for household items, rental/utility deposit assistance and transportation for medical needs. United Way of Muscatine is the Administrator and Fiscal agent for the Almoner Fund.
USDA Rural Development Rehabilitation Loans and Grants
563-886-6006, Ext. 4
USDA Rural Development, Tipton, Iowa
The USDA Rural Development office in Tipton has two programs available to assist with home repairs. Eligibility for both program sis tied to income and asset guidelines.
Home Repair Loan Program: Intended to improve in terms of safety and sanitation. The interest rate is 1% and the loan may be repaid over up to 20 years. Loans up to $20,000 may be available.
Home Repair Grant Program: The individual must be 62 years or older and unable to repay the money granted. The funds are intended by improve the health, safety, or accessibility of the home. Maximum grant amount available is $7,500.
220 Iowa Avenue
Muscatine, IA 52761
Welch Apartments offers 20 unites including efficiency and studio 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. Washer, dryer, refrigerator, stove and dish washer are included. All apartments are wheelchair accessible. Section 8 accepted and tenants must be 55 years or older or have a disability.