Homebuyer Programs

The City of Dubuque Housing & Community Development Department offers a variety of programs to assist income-qualified residents purchase a home. Our dedicated staff will work with interested individuals to determine eligibility for one of our available programs. To learn more, fill out the homebuyer interest form and our staff will follow up with you! 

This program provides long-term, no-interest (0%), $5,000 loans to help purchase your first home, single-family or duplex, at any location within Dubuque's city limits. The loan may be used for down payment and closing cost assistance.

Finally Home!

All individuals participating in City of Dubuque homebuyer programs are required to complete the Finally Home! homebuyer readiness course. You may complete the online course at your own convenience and at your own pace. It guides you through the home buying process so you feel comfortable and confident with your homeownership choices. Invest in your future and register for Finally Home!

Finally Home! graduates:

Properties for Sale

The City of Dubuque has for sale newly renovated homes. There are also properties currently being rehabilitated that will be available for purchase once the renovations are complete.

  • 612 Lincoln Avenue - offered in partnership with Affordable Housing Network, Inc. (AHNI)
    • Interested purchasers may contact Rick Held at AHNI at 319-784-21500 or via email for questions.

Contact Us

  1. Maddy Haverland  |  email
    Urban Development & Housing Rehabilitation Project Manager
    Phone: 563.690.6102
    Staff Directory

    Historic Federal Building
    350 West 6th Street, Suite 312 Dubuque, IA 52001

    Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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