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    Home Repair Profile




    The Home Repair and Weatherization Programs, administered by Pima County, provide home and energy efficiency repair 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. For Home Repair Services Marana residents should contact the Town of Marana at (520) 382-1926. Residents of Tucson and South Tucson should contact their local government for home repair assistance.

    Home Repair and Weatherization Programs

    Pima County has received funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Development Block Grant Program; U. S. Department of Energy, Southwest Gas Corporation, Trico Electric Cooperative, Inc., Tucson Electric Power Company, U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Low Income Homeowner Emergency Assistance Funds (from the Arizona Department of Economic Security), and Governor’s Office of Energy Policy, for the following owner occupied home repair programs for low income residents:

    • Roof Repair
    • Heating & Cooling
    • Septic Systems
    • Weatherization
    • Major System Repair

    A more detailed description of the above types of home repair programs is available through our program brochure; English or  Spanish.

    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 with the homeowner. 

     

    Eligibility Requirements

    Additional Eligibility Requirements are:

    • 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)
    • You agree not to sell your home for a minimum of one year from the final inspection date (shown on the Certificate of Completion) for the home repairs.
    • Flood insurance is required for all homes located within a flood zone

     

    Application Information

    Applications are accepted on a continuous basis and ranked accordingly, based on For more information please contact:
    Isabel Camarena
    (520) 724-3789

    the seriousness of a homes' condition.  Contact our office to request an application in the mail. To download, or review, a copy of our eligible home repair application, mold and lead brochures,  please select one of the following:

    Other Resources

    City of Tucson Housing & Community Development Department

    The Housing and Community Development Department operates several programs to assist lower income homeowners to repair their homes. These include such programs as emergency home repair, home repair for elderly persons, deferred loans, and target neighborhoods. More information can be obtained by phone at (520) 791-4171 or found at Housing and Community Development Low Income Home Repair Assistance Information.

    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 chrpa@chrpaz.org.  More information is available at  Community Home Repair Projects of Arizona.

    Direct Center for Independence Inc.

    The Home Access Program (HAP) at DIRECT provides home modifications for the elderly and persons with disabilities with the goal of increasing the safety, accessibility, and independence in the home. Home modifications and adaptations can include work-in bathrooms, kitchens, interior/exterior ramps, low-rise steps, widened doorways, and other work as needed. Direct can be reached by phone at (520) 624-6452. More information is available at Direct Center for Independence.

    Habitat for Humanity Tucson and Old Pueblo Community Services

    Habitat for Humanity Tucson and Old Pueblo Community Services are working together to provide housing rehabilitation services for disabled veterans in Southern Arizona. Through funding provided by the State of Arizona Office of the Attorney General, home rehabilitation services will be provided free-of-charge to returning to the community Veterans who have service-related disabilities from service in the U.S. Military. More information is available by phone at (520) 326-1217 or at Habitat for Humanity Tucson.

    Service Provider Assistance Programs

    Southwest Gas Corporation Arizona Assistance Programs
    Tucson Electric Power Company Assistance Programs
    Trico Electric Cooperative Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programs

    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.

    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 are available at Housing and Urban Development.

    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 at Development Services.

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    Tucson, AZ 85713

    Phone: (520) 724-3777
    Fax: (520) 724-6796


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