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Community Development & Housing Assistance
The Annual Plan for B-2016 is now available for public examination and comment under close of business on December 10, 2015. The Annual Plan may be viewed Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to noon and from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Council Bluffs Community Development Department (403 Willow Avenue).  Copies of the Plan are also available at the City Clerk’s office and the Council Bluffs Public Library during regular business hours and online at  All interested agencies, groups and persons may submit written comments or questions (on or before December 10, 2015) to the Community Development Department, 209 Pearl Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51503 or email .

Public Notice
2016 Action Plan

Our Mission
The mission of the Community Development & Housing Assistance Division is to expand the choices available to the public in order to improve their quality of life. 

We do this by: 
  • Developing partnerships and coordinating efforts with agencies that provide human services, promote economic viability or enhance neighborhood stability; 
  • Educating the public, city leadership and other agencies on the benefits of investing in individuals, properties and sound development; and  
  • Managing and leveraging resources.

Division Services

Additionally, the Community Development & Housing Assistance Division staff's the following boards:

For more information, contact the Community Development Department at (712) 328-4629.

Contact Us

Brenda Carrico 
Community Development
Program Coordinator

Mailing Address
Community Development Department
209 Pearl St.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Office Location
403 Willow Ave.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Ph: (712) 328-4629
Fx: (712) 328-4915

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.