Southwest Iowa Planning Council
Southwest Iowa Planning Council

It takes a strong team to provide the level of service that our region expects, and when you work with SWIPCO, you have a team of dedicated experts in your corner. From community development programs who can craft your ordinances to the housing staff highlighted below, SWIPCO can provide any level of assistance that your community requires.

Our Team

Sandy Hansen

Housing Grants Manager

Directly responsible for community contacts and housing activities. Oversees preparation of documents as needed to meet funding requirements & ensures compliance with funding source laws and requirements.

 

Contact:

sandy.hansen@swipco.org

Ann Anstey

Grants Specialist

Assists applicants for various housing grant programs and verifies eligibility. Provides guidance on qualification and guidelines that must be followed.

 

Contact:

ann.anstey@swipco.org

Nicole Rhodes

Grants Specialist

Oversees the lead paint hazard reduction program, which provides funds for lead paint abatement for families with low to moderate income, especially those with children under the age of six.

 

Contact:

nicole.rhodes@swipco.org

Matthew Lee, Building Inspector II

Lead building inspector at SWIPCO. Inspects building for Code Enforcement, including existing, new construction, and dangerous or dilapidated structures. Performs full-house inspections for rehabilitation programs. Meets with homeowners and determines needs for repair programs. Writes work specifications using housing administrative software.

 

Contact:

matthew.lee@swipco.org

 

Phil Richter, Building Inspector I

Inspects buildings for property maintenance. Assists with rental inspection programs in muliple cities. Performs full-house inspections for rehabilitation programs. Meets with homeowners and determines needs for repair programs. Writes work specifications using housing administrative software.

 

Contact:

phil.richter@swipco.org

 

"When we needed help with residential buyouts and new housing development after the [2019] flooding, SWIPCO was there for us every step of the way."

Sheryl Owen, Hamburg City Clerk

SWIPCO is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

 

Southwest Iowa Planning Council, 1501 SW 7th St., Atlantic, Iowa, 50022

712-243-4196 or 1-866-279-4720; Fax 712-243-3458; swipco@swipco.org