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 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
○ Living room
Amenities for this site include: free laundry facilities, full-time maintenance, snow removal, and a community room for activities.
New Homestead sign

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.

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.