The North Iowa Regional Housing Authority (NIRHA) assists low-income families, seniors, and individuals with diabilities across our eight county jurisdiction in northern Iowa. The NIRHA jurisdiction includes Cerro Gordo County (excluding the incorporated city limits of Mason City), Floyd County (excluding the incorporated city limits of Charles City), Franklin County, Hancock County, Kossuth County, Mitchell County (excluding the incorporated city limits of Riceville), Winnebago County, and Worth County.
NIRHA offers two programs: the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing. All programs are handicap accessible. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered by our staff.
NIRHA is excited to announce that preliminary applications will be accepted online starting on April 10, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. The application process will be done entirely online and, after applying, applicants can check the status of the application anytime using the WaitListCheck website. To apply, you can click below:
After applying online, you can check your waiting list status by clicking below. Do not call the NIRHA office for your status. This is only available to applicants who have submitted an application online.
The NIRHA office is open the following hours:
Monday-Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM