For immediate release September 16, 2011
Contact: Jeff Morgan, Jeff.Morgan@iowa.gov, (515) 281-3858
Meeting scheduled for Sept. 26 at State Capitol Building
DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs has scheduled a meeting for 1-3 p.m. Sept. 26, 2011, at the State Capitol Building, Room 116, in Des Moines for the public to offer input and comments about the State Historic Preservation and Culture & Entertainment District Tax Credit program.
The program provides a state income tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic buildings. It ensures character-defining features and spaces of buildings are retained and helps revitalize surrounding neighborhoods. The program provides an income tax credit of 25 percent of qualified rehabilitation costs.
Contact the State Historic Preservation Office at 515-281-8743 or visit www.iowahistory.org for more information about the program.