The following organizations provide low-income homeowners with home repair assistance in Pima County
Pima County Home Repair & Weatherization Programs
This program, administered by Pima County, provides major home repairs and energy efficiency repairs to low-income homeowners in unincorporated Pima County, and also in the towns of Marana, Oro Valley, and Sahuarita.
The Home Repair Program provides grant assistance to low-income homeowners who live in unincorporated Pima County, Sahuarita, Oro Valley, and Marana. Marana residents are only eligible to receive Weatherization services. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis and ranked accordingly, based on the seriousness of homes' conditions.
Homes that qualify for assistance include: Conventional Homes, Mobile Homes, Doublewides, and Manufactured Homes.
Please note: RV's, Travel Trailers, and Motor Homes do not qualify for these programs. Pima County will inspect the home, prepare a cost estimate of work to be performed, hire a licensed contractor to perform the work, and will pay for the repairs performed through this program. Upon completion of the repairs, Pima County will perform a final inspection and walk-through the home with the homeowner.
Additional Eligibility Requirements
- You must own and live in your home a minimum of 12 months.
- The property must be located in Unincorporated Pima County, this does NOT include the City of Tucson.
- Your income must not exceed the limits listed (income from all persons residing in the home must be included in the total annual income).
Home Repairs Offered
Descriptions of the types of home repairs we assist with are available through our program brochure; English or Spanish.
Eligible homeowners application English or Spanish For questions regarding the Home Repair Program, or to request an application in the mail, contact Isabel Camarena by phone at (520) 243-6789 or by email Isabel.Camarena@pima.gov.
Tucson Urban League Home Repair and Weatherization Program
The Urban League assists with major home repairs and weatherization within Tucson and South Tucson city limits, and can be contacted by phone at (520) 882-4872 or through the Tucson Urban League website.
Community Home Repair Projects of Arizona (CHRPA)
This nonprofit provides major and minor home repair assistance, along with accessibility assistance for repairs like wheelchair ramps and bathroom safety equipment. CHRPA can be reached by phone at (520) 745-2055 and by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information at the Community Home Repair Projects of Arizona website.
Home Repair Loans
The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) offers its 203K Loan Program to help new and existing homeowners rehabilitate their homes. Details available at the Housing and Urban Development website.
Home Repair and Improvement Information Green Building
Green homes provide a variety of benefits, including reducing utility bills, increasing home comfort and indoor air quality, and a decreased impact on the environment. For homeowners looking to rehab their home to green standards or make other changes to reduce their environmental impact, info on green building/remodeling rating systems are available online at http://www.pimaxpress.com.
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