Waterloo Community Development

The mission of the Waterloo Community Development Board is to provide assistance for safe and sanitary housing through various programs. Please see the navigation menu to the left to learn more about our programs.

We provide housing rehabilitation assistance, emergency repairs assistance and down payment assistance to qualified applicants in the City of Waterloo, Iowa.

Public Hearing
In response to COVID-19, the 1st public hearing for Citizen Input on the City of Waterloo Community Development FY23 Annual Action Plan will be held on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. via Zoom videoconferencing.  

The plan will be developed to address the housing and community development needs of Waterloo.  The local priority is for projects which are housing related.  Designated target areas will be given preference for the federal funds.

For information on how to participate in the electronic meeting, please email anita.merfeld@waterloo-ia.org or call the Community Development office at (319)-291-4429.

Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report

Waterloo Community Development Programs focuses  on the use of its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funding provided through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD"). The information contained in this Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report ("CAPER") provides assessment of the City's progress towards meeting the stated goals and objectives stated in the 2019-2023 Consolidated Plan and the One Year Action Plan goals and objectives for Program Year ("PY") 2020. The CAPER reports on the City's fiscal year July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for the following federal formula grant programs:

  • Community Development Block Grant ("CDBG")
  • HOME Investment Partnership Program ("HOME")
Read the CAPER FY21 Goals and Outcomes Here.

Contact Information:

Rudy D. Jones, Director 
Waterloo Community Development Office
620 Mulberry St, Suite 202 
Waterloo, IA 50703 
Phone: (319) 291-4429 
Fax: (319) 291-4431
Email: rudy.jones@waterloo-ia.org
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