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What We Do


Read about Polk County Continuum of Care's Mission, Vision, and Values.

Statistics & FAQs

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Housing Vouchers

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Official public notice is hereby given that the City of Des Moines, Iowa, Municipal Housing Agency (DMMHA) will open the waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program for applicants that qualify for a Mainstream Voucher Preference only. The waiting list for this preference only will be open beginning DECEMBER 7, 20 ...

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