Affordable Housing

Operation Threshold offers the Safe & Stable Housing Program to help families and individuals find safe, decent and affordable housing.  The agency also owns and manages rental units in both Independence and Waterloo.

Safe & Stable Housing  (SSH) Program

The purpose of Operation Threshold’s Safe and Stable Housing (SSH) program is to provided short term emergency assistance that
meets a basic need as well as addresses barriers that prevent low-income families from accessing or maintaining safe and stable housing. Assistance will be provided for crisis housing situations including, but not limited to:
* Security deposit assistance – to help households access housing,
* Health/Safety assistance – to address insect or other infestation to make the housing safe,
* Rent assistance – to avoid eviction or access housing (on case-by-case basis), or
* Other crisis needs that impact a households ability to access or maintain safe and stable housing.
* Contact Enisa at (319) 292-1824 for assistance.

Operation Threshold Also Has Units For Rent:

To inquire about availability or to view a unit, contact Joe Ambrose (319) 292-1869.

Canterbury Court Rental Application 

Kingswood Place Rental Application

Lexington Square Rental Application

Canterbury Apartments
3601, 3605, 3615 Canterbury Court
Waterloo, IA
(located off Kimball & San Marnan)

  • $500 / month plus deposit
  • Section 8 welcome
  • Large walk in closet off bedroom, linen closet, full bath
  • Central air conditioning
  • On-site laundry facilities (one per building)
  • Garage units available
  • Near bus routes (stop at Kimball & Rachael), Crossroads shopping
  • Nearby schools: Lou Henry Elementary, Hoover Middle, and West High

Lexington Square Apartments
900 Lexington St.
Independence, IA

  • $550.00 per month
  • 2 story, 2 bedroom apartment with central air.
  • Landlord supplies water, sewer & garbage.

To inquire about availability or to view a unit, contact Joe Ambrose (319) 292-1869.