In addition to our fee-based interpretation and translation services, the Iowa International Center also offers a free phone interpretation hotline for housing. The Housing Interpretation Hotline helps landlords and limited-English-speaking tenants communicate better during rent and lease negotiations, maintenance notifications and repairs, lease terminations, or whenever clear communication is essential.
The Housing Interpretation Hotline is available 24/7 and offers over 180 languages.
To access the hotline:
Call 515-282-8269, Ext. 5. Answer a short series of questions about the nature of your call and request your language for interpretation.
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This service is the only one of its kind, and is made possible by the generosity of John Deere, Polk County, and OpportUNITY New Iowans, sponsors of the 24/7 Housing Interpretation Hotline.