Union County, IA

Housing Authorities

There are 2 Housing Authorities that serve Union County, IA. You can give them a call or send an email to see which PHA has jurisdiction in your area.

Housing Authorities Union County, IA

There are 2 Housing Authorities listed below for Union County. Click on the "+" below to view each HAs. Call to inquire about their jurisdiction.

611 E Polk Street #31
Afton, IA 50830
IA003 low-rent Union


(641) 347-8826
(641) 347-5146


Michelle Burger
Dale Manship
Board Chairperson
Judy D. Chastain
Executive Director

219 N. Pine St
Creston, IA 50801
IA117 combined Union


(641) 782-8585
(641) 782-5900


Gary Lybarger
Sonia Jackson
Board Chairperson
Cathy Seddon
Executive Director

How can Housing Authorities Help?

Housing Authorities (also called "Public Housing Authorities" or "Public Housing Agencies") are privately run, non-profit organizations in charge of overseeing public housing programs in a county or metro area.

Although they are privately run, Housing Authorities are government sanctioned and federally funded.

Union County

Union County has 2 Housing Authorities. You can call or email them to see which PHA serves your area. Find their contact information above.

PHAs may do just the Housing Voucher Choice Program (Section 8), low-rent public housing, or both.

Wait Lists

There is a widespread shortage of affordable public housing in Iowa. Most PHAs have a wait list of 1-2 years or more. PHAs may close the wait list when the list is too long.

You may consider checking PHAs in surrounding areas if you do not mind living in a nearby county.

Public Housing Authorities are free and are there to help you find affordable housing. Feel free to reach out to several housing authorities if needed.

Housing Authorities on this page apply to the following cities in Union County, Iowa: Creston, Afton, Lorimor, Thayer, Arispe, and Shannon City.

These housing authorities apply to the following ZIP codes in Union County, Iowa: 50801, 50830, 50149, 50254, 50831, and 50861.

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Housing Authorities are approved by the HUD.

Last updated on February 25, 2020