Iowa Housing Recovery Program

The Iowa Finance Authority also offers programs to assist in community development, including issuing tax-exempt bonds, providing the lowest cost funds for drinking water and wastewater facilities in Iowa and offering Iowa Title Guaranty, which provides guaranteed title to real property in Iowa.

Student Legal Services

Student Legal Services (SLS) provides free legal advice and representation to University of Iowa students on a variety of matters including but not limited to: criminal law, landlord/tenant law, small claims, consumer, divorce, and employment.


211 is a free, comprehensive information and referral system linking Iowa residents to health and human service programs, community services, and more.

Map of Resources in Iowa City and Surrounding Areas

This Google Map provides key locations of food, health, housing and general care resources for the University of Iowa community.

Basic Needs Program – Community Crisis Services

The Basic Needs Program uses funds provided by a variety of donors to help Johnson County individuals and families with basic needs.

Shelter House

Shelter House offers a 70-bed emergency shelter and drop-in services. For more information, visit the Shelter House website.