The Sioux Center Low-Rent Housing Agency (New Homestead) is an affordable, low-rent, public housing program administered by US Housing and Urban Development (HUD) guidelines and governed by a six-member board. The mission of New Homestead is "Dedicated to Assisting Families with Affordable Housing." The agency is committed to excellence in assisting seniors, disabled individuals, and families with drug-free, safe, decent and affordable housing opportunities.
Elderly/Disabled Housing: There are 46 one-bedroom and 8 two-bedroom apartments located on Meadow Drive in a quality, open setting. These apartments are constructed of brick, with each unit having:
Bedroom and bathroom
Front / back outside entrance
Kitchen with furnished appliances
Amenities for this site include: free laundry facilities, full-time maintenance, snow removal, and a community room for activities.
Family Housing: There are 17 scattered family dwellings consisting of two, three, or four bedrooms within the Sioux Center community. Rent is calculated at 30% of adjusted income (annual income less deductions allowed by the HUD regulations). Application screening criteria includes income guidelines, credit history, criminal history, housekeeping, and citizenship.