The Greater Dallas County region offers a wide range of affordable and quality housing options, including single-family homes, townhomes, and apartments and condos

Median Sales Price of Existing Homes

City 2010 2011 2012
Des Moines - West Des Moines MSA $151,000 $157,900 $149,308
Midwest $140,800 $128,900 $147,700
United States $173,200 $164,500 $182,600

Local Housing


Dallas County Housing Trust Fund

The Dallas County Local Housing Trust Fund Owner- Occupied Rehabilitation Program assists low income homeowners within Dallas County with housing repairs and correcting code violations. The awards are in the form of a five-year forgivable loan to eligible households with incomes less than 80% of the Area Median Income. Eligible property types include single family dwellings, but do not include mobile homes, homes being purchased on contract, duplexes, or rental units. The house assisted must be the primary residence of the applicant.

For more information, contact City of West Des Moines, 515-222-3620

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