Inside Out Reentry Community purchases first Iowa City home for formerly incarcerated persons

Affordable, furnished housing is now available to six formerly incarcerated Iowa City individuals thanks to Inside Out Reentry Community’s new purchase.

The nonprofit based in Iowa City dedicated to helping formerly incarcerated persons re-enter society has purchased its first “re-entry house” in Johnson County. This home is expected to be one of several established by the Inside Out Reentry Community, according to a press release.

The residence is located at 719 Page St. in Iowa City, a 3,561 square-foot dwelling with four bedrooms and four bathrooms according to real estate company Zillow. However, it is being renovated to be a six-bedroom home, Michelle Heinz, executive director, told the Press-Citizen.

Read more at the Iowa City Press-Citizen. Written by Paris Barraza.