About Us

The purpose of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) is to be the leading housing and community development advocate for the provision of adequate and affordable housing and strong, viable communities for all Americans, particularly those with low to moderate income, and to enhance the professional development and effectiveness of NAHRO's members.

Mission Statement

The mission of Iowa NAHRO is to increase professionalism through training, networking, and member involvement, and to educate members regarding state and national housing and community development policies with the ultimate benefit of a higher standard of service to the people in communities served.

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Vision Statement

The Iowa Chapter of NAHRO is the premier Iowa organization for education, information and advocacy in housing and community development and a recognized partner for economic development.

Networking & Advocacy

Iowa NAHRO members have access to a wide variety of individuals with specialized skills. Members have an opportunity to work with others who have experienced similar housing and community development challenges. Iowa NAHRO is committed to representing the interests of members at the state and regional level, Each year state legislative priorities are established and supported by the organization. Iowa NAHRO is in its third decade of housing advocacy.

At the national level NAHRO has actively and effectively supported housing and community development for more than 60 years.

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Professional Development

Iowa NAHRO sponsors professional development training and conferences on housing and community development. These programs are designed to help housing practitioners acquire and sharpen the practical skills needed for today's housing and community development work.

Iowa NAHRO welcomes your ideas on topics you would like to see developed and presented at future conferences. We are also interested in your ideas concerning advocacy issues that affect your local program.

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