The Story County Housing Trust (SCHT) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and a designated Local Housing Trust Fund by the Iowa Finance Authority for Story County. The goal of the SCHT is to improve affordable housing in Story County. 

The SCHT provides funding to grantees who provide housing assistance under one of two programs: 1) Owner-Occupied Repair or 2) Rental/Shelter Based Assistance

For Those Seeking Housing Assistance:

Funding is available for home repair including but not limited to:
-Septic Systems

Funding is also available for rental assistance.

If you would like to apply for either of these programs, please contact Andrew Collings at 515-334-0075 or acollings@dmampo.org

Notice of Public Hearing

The Story County Housing Trust (SCHT), a 501(c)3 organization, is seeking public comment on the 2024 Housing Assistance Plan (HAP). An in person or virtual public hearing will also be held at 2 PM on September 19th. Meeting information is listed below. The public hearing will include information on the proposed application for funding to the Iowa Finance Authority such as the proposed budget, the draft HAP, a review of the application to be submitted to IFA, the types of anticipated projects, how the anticipated funds will and should be allocated, and general discussion of the application. Questions can also be directed to Lucas Young at 515.334.0075 or lyoung@midiowaplanning.org.

Notice of Board Meeting

Login information is listed below. Click HERE for a copy of the agenda. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 19 at 2 PM.

This meeting has both an in person and virtual option. Attendance information can be found below.

In Person Location: Ames Chamber of Commerce

304 Main Street

Ames, Iowa 50010

Virtual Login Information

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You can also dial in using your phone.
Access Code: 503-736-957
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412