Fall 2023 Special Homeownership Opportunities

These three future Habitat homes provide excellent opportunities to own a home with an affordable mortgage.

Right now, GDM Habitat is accepting applications for three homeownership opportunities in three different Central Iowa communities. Review the information below to learn whether one of these homes is right for you, then scroll down to learn how you can apply.

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1221 NE 56th Street, Ankeny, Iowa

Own a brand new home in Iowa’s fastest growing community! This home will reside on the North side of Ankeny in Kimberley Crossing, a new development. GDM Habitat is building eight duplex homeownership opportunities. These homes have proven popular – seven have already sold! Will you snatch up the final one?

Home details:

  • Contemporary duplex home
  • 3 bedrooms (including master suite with bathroom)
  • 2 baths
  • Single floor
  • 1,198 sq. ft.
  • Two car garage
  • Mud room/laundry room off garage
  • Open plan kitchen, dining area, and living room
  • Concrete driveway included
  • Slab foundation (no basement)

Location and community details:

  • Mixed-income neighborhood
  • North Polk School District
  • Convenient access to I-35
  • Just 5 minutes from Costco
  • Just minutes from Bellagio Park
  • Near DMACC’s primary campus
  • Near major metro employers

321 Walnut Street, DeSoto, Iowa

Own a brand new home in a small town with easy access to Des Moines’ western suburbs! Enjoy the community atmosphere of small town life and work in town or commute to the Des Moines metro. Located on the south side of DeSoto, this home will have easy access to local amenities such as Little Bridge Park (just a block away) and all the metro has to offer.

Home details:

  • Contemporary ranch home
  • 3-5 bedrooms
  • 2-3 baths
  • Single floor
  • About 1,100 sq. ft.
  • Shed included
  • Full, unfinished basement

Location and community details:

  • Located in DeSoto, a small town of about 1,000 people
  • Located next door to another new Habitat home
  • ADM (Adel DeSoto Minburn) School District
  • Convenient access to I-80
  • Travel to Jordan Creek Town Center in less than 20 minutes
  • Just one block from Little Bridge Park with playground, shelter, and sports courts

1823 Lucinda Street, Perry, Iowa

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Own a renovated home in one of Iowa’s most diverse and thriving small cities! This ranch home was originally built in 1940 but will shine with contemporary amenities after a Habitat renovation. Located in the middle of Perry and near a park, elementary school, and community center, this home benefits from all this small city has to offer.

Home details:

  • Single-story ranch home
  • 1,068 sq. ft. of living space
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Just one block from Wiese Park and the McCreary Community Building
  • Just two blocks from Perry Elementary School
  • Just a few blocks from historic downtown Perry
  • Schools:
    • Perry Elementary School
    • Perry Middle School
    • Perry High School
  • Total lot size: 0.16 acre
  • Lot dimensions: 50′ x 140′

Location and community details:

  • Perry School District
  • Convenient access to Highway 141
  • Near Perry’s major employers

How to Apply

If you are interested in one of these opportunities, send an email to homeownershipintake@gdmhabitat.org. Your email must include your full name and the address of the property or properties you are interested in. For example: “My name is John Doe and I am interested in 1823 Lucinda Street and 321 Walnut Street.”
This homeownership opportunity is limited. We will respond in the order in which we receive application inquiries. Once all three homes have been selected by a qualifying applicant, we will notify everyone who emailed regarding any of these homes.

Applying does not remove you from our interest list. Emailing us to start your application for one of these homes does not impact your place on our interest list and does not prevent you from applying for any future opportunities or other Habitat programs.

Questions? Please contact our team at homeownershipintake@gdmhabitat.org.