Questions about financial assistance for housing or ready to apply?

Visit the City of Dubuque’s Housing & Community Development website.


Finding a new home

One of the more pressing concerns for anyone moving to a new area is where to live. In Greater Dubuque, finding a home to fit your family's needs and personality is fun and exciting. Greater Dubuque's housing market is stable and offers a wide variety of options. Whether you are looking for a starter home, new construction, apartment complex, downtown loft apartment, town home/condo, or a stately historic home with a breathtaking view of the Mississippi River, your options are plentiful.

Dubuque HousingBuying

The Greater Dubuque region offers a great mix of housing options. According to the US Census Bureau, the 2020 estimated median value of an owner-occupied housing unit in the Greater Dubuque region was $175,300, compared to the national average of $228,800.

With more than 200 real estate professionals in the Dubuque area, you can rest assured that your search for a house, apartment, condominium or piece of property can be accommodated by the experts in this market. Click on the links below for information on homes in the Greater Dubuque area.

Click here to learn more about the City of Dubuque Home Ownership Programs.



Residential rental units are available in traditional apartment complexes, small and quaint homes, modern loft-style apartments, and large executive-style homes. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the estimated median gross rent in the Greater Dubuque region was $802, compared to the national average of $1,096. For more information on available rental units, contact Greater Dubuque at 563.557.9049, or download the Rental Resources guide. 


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Neighboring Communities

Interesting, fun and friendly communities varying in size and style can be found in the Greater Dubuque region. Whether you want to live in the center of urban action or prefer the natural serenity of the countryside, the Greater Dubuque area has communities to meet your every expectation.

Have questions about the community? Need assistance with your relocation? Planning a relocation visit to Dubuque?

Contact Mandi Dolson, Director of Workforce Recruitment & Retention, at 563.557.9049 or by email.

Map of neighboring communities