Regional Housing Trust Funds

Kossuth County is served by two regional housing trust funds which are separate entities from the City of Algona. 

Homeward Inc.

Homeward Inc. is a regional housing trust fund program that provides services in 25 counties including Kossuth.

Homeward Inc. provides a variety of housing development and financing resources for income qualifying households.  To learn more, contact their office at (515)532-6477, by email at or visit their website at  

Program Brochure - Down Payment Loan Assistance Program & VA Pride Loans for US Veterans
Program Brochure - Minor Repair Grant Program, Home Improvement Grant/Loan Program, & Down Payment Grant/Loan Program


NIACOG Housing Trust Fund, Inc.

The North Iowa Area Council of Governments (NIACOG) Housing Trust fund offers a a variety of home repair programs throughout north-central Iowa.  Learn more about the programs and application requirements by calling NIACOG at (641)423-0491 or visiting their website at

Program Brochure - Emergency Home Repair Program (for persons over age 62 or disabled)
Program Brochure - Home Repair Program (for persons over age 62 or disabled)