Statistical information regarding housing within the Mahaska Community is available through several resources including area Realtors and the Oskaloosa City Hall. The most recent addition to resource documents is the Comprehensive Housing Needs Analysis for Oskaloosa, IA (May 2017). This study was conducted by Maxfield Research & Consulting, LLC, and projects housing demand from 2017 through 2025. It also provides recommendations on the amount and type of housing that could be built in Oskaloosa to satisfy demand from current and future residents over the next decade.
The City of Oskaloosa established a Rental Housing Inspection Program that went into effect July 1, 2017. Information regarding this program, including the inspection checklist and the rental housing registration form can be found on the City’s website.