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  • Four houses.

    Communities kick off Rural Housing Readiness Assessment process

    Five communities—Decorah, Elkader, Eldora, Fairfield, and Shellsburg—received funding this year from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) to participate in the Rural Housing Readiness Ass

  • A ethnically diverse group of people seated at a table with a laptop.

    Community and Economic Development unit offers new intercultural competency program

    To better support its clients’ needs in terms of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), CED has added a new program that will provide education and coaching to its customers in the area of cultura

  • Housing with the text "Monday, April 10, Ames, Iowa" and "2023 Rural Housing Readiness Assessment Conference."

    Registration open for 2023 Rural Housing Readiness Assessment Conference

    Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development and the Iowa Economic Development Authority will be hosting the second annual Rural Housing Readiness Assessment Conf

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