Polk County is getting nearly $28 million more in federal pandemic emergency rent assistance forfeited by the state, federal documents show.
Another almost $17 million of Iowa’s money was redistributed in late January to other states.
More than 20,000 Iowans are not caught up on rent, according to the Census Bureau’s recent housing pulse survey.
Of those, more than 9K say it’s somewhat or very likely they’ll be evicted in the next two months.
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And repugs wonder why people don’t want to move to Iowa or why there is a brain drain in this state.