New Rental Assistance Program

The Coronavirus has made life harder. That might be the understatement of the year, though it is true. It is important to take a minute and realize some of the difficult things we have gone through in the past 6 months. As a housing non-profit, we have seen the...

Growing Up and Going Up

We never stop growing. We often think that once we reach adulthood, we are set. But that’s not true. We continue to learn, to fail, to win, to experience life. And sometimes we have the ability to use our experiences to help educate others through our wisdom. Maurice...

Homebuyer Terms You Should Know – E

Homebuying is complicated, like really complicated. The vocabulary itself is enough to make you want to scream. Here at HOME, Inc., we try to simplify it for you and provide simple terms and definitions that you can understand. And if you are still looking for...

The Tale of Two Cities, Ready for Action

Recently, the One Economy: Blueprint for Action Report was published and displayed the inequalities of Black people and the white population in Des Moines, and as they say, A Tale of Two Cities. This action report focused on five sectors of everyday life, financial...

Supporting Each Other and Communities

We all need support. We seek support for affirmation, kindness, or support to help us make a decision. Support comes from many places. It can be an uplifting social media post, a conversation with a friend or family member, or a professional who can help you...