Arizona Housing Assistance

Finding a decent and safe place to live in a low price range can be rather difficult. The financial aspect of housing as well as location is a good reason of concern. Housing, which single moms may be able to afford, might not be in a good and safe area for raising kids.
Resources for single moms in Arizona:

HUD (Housing & Urban Development) , is a program developed by Arizona Federal Government that assists low income households by facilitating access to privately owned rental housing.

Contact information for the Public Housing Agency in Arizona you will find here. You may also check the Arizona Public Housing Waiting List (pdf).

Multi Family Housing Rentals in Arizona Counties
The USDA subsidizes over 15,000 section 515 rural multi-family apartment complexes throughout USA. The apartments are classified as Elderly or Family and provide units from studio to 4 bedroom. The properties are serviced by approved Management Agencies who provide required annual tenant certification processing for their residents.

Arizona Department of Housing, Services for the General Public
Here you can find information about apartment rentals, Project Based Rental Assistance and Housing Choice Vouchers, regulations governing rental properties, including mobile homes, information about the AZ Landlord Tenant Act and programs for homeowners facing foreclosure, information about the federal Fair Housing Act, Homeless Assistance Agencies, State programs to assist homebuyers, Housing opportunities and other assistance for people with special needs.

Arizona – Help with Utility Bills
If you find yourself in difficulty to pay your utilities contact one of these organizations:
Department of Economic Security – Arizona Community Services Administration
Salt River Project Power & Water – service to help Arizonans with relief on energy
Southwest Gas
Tucson Electric Power

Local Arizona State Programs
Here you may find all the info related to programs managed by the local government, created to help the Arizona’s citizens, including single moms: Homeless Assistance, Nutrition Assistance(formerly the Food Stamp Program), Medical Assistance, Cash Assistance, The Emergency Food Assistance Program – TEFAP and many other helpful programs for people in need.

State Homeless Coordination Office plans and coordinates strategic activities with the purpose of ending homelessness in the State of Arizona. With the help of community based organizations and local governments there are offered services for homeless and near-homeless individuals and families throughout the state. Funds from State, Federal and donated are used to support local efforts to provide community-based services such as emergency shelter, transitional housing, case management, outreach, rapid re-housing and homeless prevention.

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