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Housing

Renters Assistance

Governor Doug Ducey announced $5 million in new funding to help Arizonans struggling to make rent due to COVID-19- find more information HERE. Interested applicants who do not have computer access can call their local Community Action Agency to initiate an application over the telephone.

  • Find out how to apply for City of Phoenix rental and utility assistance programs here.
  • If you live in Maricopa County but not the cities of Phoenix or Mesa you can apply for Maricopa County’s COVID Crisis Rental Assistance here

The city of Phoenix offers rent, mortgage, water, gas and utility bill assistance. Learn more here

 

Stay of Evictions

Governor Ducey issued an executive order delaying the enforcement of eviction action orders for renters impacted by COVID-19. The order applies to renters who are quarantining due to COVID-19 or are facing economic hardship as a result of the outbreak. It will remain in effect until October 31 for renters who provide proof of application for rental assistance prior to August 21st.

For rental eviction prevention assistance, visit the AZ Department of Housing page.

  • It is important that you communicate with your landlord and keep written documentation of your attempts to establish a payment plan and apply for rental assistance.

Assistance/Advocacy Groups:

  • See this list of resources for information on legal aid and housing assistance available in Arizona.
  • For questions and assistance, contact Community Legal Services of Arizona by email or by calling 602-258-3434.
  • Contact AZ Tenants Advocates through their website or by calling 480-557-8905.
  • Contact the Southwest Fair Housing Council through their website or by calling their Phoenix office at 602-252- 3423.
  • The Arizona Housing Coalition has put together a resource list for service providers and the public, as well as resources for landlords

 

Homeowner Assistance

Arizona: Save Our Home AZ (SOHAZ) Program questions may be directed to the Arizona Department of Housing, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. by calling (602) 771-1000 or by visiting their website.

View information on the SOHAZ program HERE.

The Arizona Department of Housing also operates a toll-free hotline staffed with housing counselors to answer questions about housing in Arizona. To reach a housing counselor toll free, Arizonans can call: 1-877-448-1211.

The city of Phoenix offers rent, mortgage, water, gas and utility bill assistance. Learn more here

Federal: There are a number of programs to assist homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure and otherwise struggling with their monthly mortgage payments. The majority of these programs are administered through the U.S. Treasury Department and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and can be found HERE.

Read detailed Housing Department impacted services statement.

 

For legal assistance on housing issues, call the Legal Information Hotline at (866) 611-6022.