Safe Housing Program

The Safe Housing Program provides assistance and support to homeowners in need of repairs to fix hazardous housing conditions such as:

  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Furnace/ Heating System
  • Water Heater
  • Sewer Line 
  • Gas Line 
  • Water Line

Funding

The Safe Housing Program provides grants to eligible homeowners in need of repairs. The grants do not need to be repaid. Homeowners can receive up to $7,500 in Safe Housing grants. 

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Safe Housing Program, you must:

  • Be the owner-occupant of a single-family residential dwelling for six months.
  • Be located within Council Bluffs city limits.
  • Be current on all real estate taxes and sanitation fees.
  • Meet the income limits. 
  • Note: Properties purchased with a land contract are not eligible.

To determine your eligibility, please contact Lora Flom at (712) 890-5353. If you meet the requirements, you will be encouraged to apply at the link below. 

Apply

Complete an application online here: City of CB Housing Rehabilitation Programs Application. For technical help registering and starting your application, instructions are available here.

SAFE Home Program