NEICAC to manage Eviction Prevention Program

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Posted: June 2, 2020

For immediate release –
Decorah, Iowa
June 1, 2020
Northeast Iowa Community Action, in collaboration with Iowa Community Action Association and the Iowa Finance Authority, is implementing a rent assistance program for COVID-19 related housing issues. Current renters that are at risk of eviction due to a documented COVID-19 related loss of income after March 17, 2020 may be eligible for rent assistance. For more information on how to apply, please contact NEICAC Housing, your local NEICAC Family Services Outreach Office, or visit
Household income at the time of application may not exceed 80% of the median family income, which varies by household size and county. Those receiving the $600 per week additional unemployment payment are not eligible to receive assistance through the EFP program.
NEICAC Housing – , or call 563-387-4959
Family Services Outreach Offices
Waukon Family Services 563-568-4224

Waverly Family Services/Food Pantry 319-352-4532

New Hampton Family Services 641-394-2007

Elkader Family Services 563-245-2452

West Union Family Services 641-394-2007

Oelwein Family Services 319-283-2510

Cresco Family Services/Food Pantry 563-547-4413

Decorah Family Services/Food Pantry 563-387-4958


For more information, please contact:
Karli Schmelzer, Operations & Development Director
Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation