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:
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.
Additional Eligibility Requirements are:
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.
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 is available at Community Home Repair Projects of Arizona.
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 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.
Southwest Gas Corporation Arizona Assistance Programs
Tucson Electric Power Company Assistance Programs
Trico Electric Cooperative Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programs
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.
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.
2797 E. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713
Phone: (520) 724-3777
Fax: (520) 724-6796