The New Homestead

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 five member board. The New Homestead is committed to excellence in assisting low-income seniors and families with drug-free, safe, decent and affordable housing opportunities.

Family Project
The family project consists of 17 scattered family dwellings with two, three or four bedrooms within the Sioux Center community. Rent is 30% of the adjusted family income.  
New Homestead sign

Elderly Project
The elderly project, located on Meadow Drive, consists of 46 one-bedroom and eight two-bedroom units of housing 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
  • Living room
Rent is 30% of the adjusted family income OR a maximum of $375/month for a one bedroom or $510/month for a two bedroom, whichever is less. 

Other added services include:
  • Free laundry facilities
  • Full-time maintenance
  • Lawn mowing
  • Snow removal
  • Social room
  • Utilities included in rent

Additional Information
For more information, go to or contact Carol by phone at (712) 722-2237, by fax at (712) 722-4237 or by email.