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Welcome to Capitol City Duplexes

Community Housing Initiatives renovated the Capitol City Duplexes in 2012. They are scattered across 6 different locations in Des Moines, mostly on the city's south side. Many have great features like hardwood floors and large yards.

These are approximate locations; call us to find out what vacancies are available:
  • SW 9th St. north of I-235, near the DMACC Urban Campus
  • SE Creston Ave., near Indianola Ave. and SE 5th St.
  • SE 11th St., near the Indianola HyVee
  • SE Leach Ave., west of SE 5th St. between Park Ave. and McKinley Ave.
  • SW Emma, a block off SW 9th St. near McKinley Ave.
  • SW 12th St., around the corner from Lincoln Rails Academy
Income restrictions apply.*
We accept Section 8 rental assistance.
Due to our Section 42 status, we cannot rent to households completely comprised of full-time students.
Application fee: $25/adult over age 18
Security deposit: 1 month's rent
Utilities included in your rent: Water, sewer, trash

To qualify for an income restricted apartment at this property, your household's income must fall below the amount listed (in some cases, the income limits are lower than those listed). Please contact us for help clarifying what restrictions apply to the apartment you're interested in renting.

Family Size — Income Limit*

1 — $43,860
2 — $50,100
3 — $56,340
4 — $62,580
5 — $67,620
6 — $72,600
7 — $77,640
8 — $82,620

Income limits effective June 15, 2023.