What is the income threshold to qualify for Fort Des Moines Living?

All units are available to individuals and families earning 60% or less of the Area Median Income (AMI). The rent includes all utilities for these beautiful, new apartments with an abundance of green space.

Minimum Incomes: $22,500/one bedroom and $26,850/two bedroom.

What are the current income levels to determine maximum income requirements?

Total incomes may not exceed the following amounts:

1 Person - $33,480

2 People - $38,220 (combined)

3 People - $43,020 (combined)

4 People - $47,760 (combined)

Do you accept Section 8 housing?

Yes, we accept Section 8 housing. However we do not offer any type of discounts on rent. The tenant is responsible for making the full additional payment to make up the difference between voucher and rent amounts.

What does affordable housing mean?

The most common definition of the term affordable housing is if you are spending 30% or below of your income on your housing choice, this is considered affordable.

What do I need to provide to complete an application?

  • Please be prepared to fill out a form with the following information, if applicable:
  • Identification for all individuals 18+
    • Social Security card
    • Passport
    • Green Card
    • I-TIN
  • Birth certificates for all individuals under 18 
  • Arrest record
  • Income verification
  • Landlord reference for past five years
  • Assets (checking/savings account statements)
  • Student status
  • Pregnancy/adoption/legal custody paperwork
  • Copy of Section 8 voucher

What are your occupancy guidelines?

All Fort Des Moines Living apartment units are either one or two bedrooms. 

For a one-bedroom unit - the minimum number of occupants is 1 and maximum is 3.

For a two-bedroom unit - the minimum number of occupants is 1 and maximum is 4.

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I tour?

Please call us at 1 (800) 383-5204 or email to schedule your tour.

What's so great about these apartments?

1. Your rent includes ALL UTILITIES! No more guessing on your monthly budget, we've got you covered. FREE INTERNET is also included for the first year, with a signed lease of 12 months or greater.

2. These apartments are brand new construction, you could be the very first tenant to live here! You'll immediately feel and see the charm of being part of a new chapter for this beautiful, historic site.

3.  No more public laundry facilities, each apartment has their very own high efficiency in-unit washer and dryer. Your apartment will always be filled with that great fresh linen scent.