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Programs currently accepting applications

Click here to find programs accepting applications. NOTE: Public Housing and Moderate Rehab open waiting lists on June 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. The Section 8 waiting list opens on July 1, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

Homeless Protocol

The City of Tucson has revised our Homeless Protocol which gives direction to city departments when a homeless camp is found on city-owned property. You can view the protocol through the following link: Homeless Protocol

Request for Release of Funds

The City of Tucson Housing and Community Development Department will submit a request to HUD for the release of CDBG Section 108 Economic Development Guaranteed Loan Program undertake a project known as 5th and Congress Hotel. Any individual, group, or agency may submit written or email comments. All comments received by May 3, 2015 will be considered.

The City of Tucson Housing & Community Development Department (HCDD) is releasing documents and soliciting comments on:

(Click on blue highlighted words 'draft' to view)

  • DRAFT update to the City of Tucson/Pima County Five-Year Consolidated Plan (July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020).
  • DRAFT update to the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Plan (AI).
  • Draft: to the City Annual Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2016 (July 1 2015 through June 30, 2016)
  • DRAFT: Revision #1 of City Annual Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2016 (July 1 2015 through June 30, 2016). Please note: inaccuracies were found in the original draft which was posted on March 25, 2015. They were adjusted in this draft - Revision #1.
  • Appendix A to the City's Annual Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2016.

Above are links to view these DRAFT plans. HCDD is accepting public comments regarding these drafts for a 30 day comment period beginning March 25, 2015 through April 23, 205 at 5 PM. Please submit your comments one of the following three ways:

HCDAdmin@tucsonaz.gov  or fax to 520-791-5407 or you can stop by our office at 310 N. Commerce Park Loop, Santa Rita Building between the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and view these printed DRAFT documents and submit a written comment.


Two public meetings regarding the DRAFT update to the City of Tucson/Pima County  5-year Consolidated Plan, the DRAFT update to the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Plan (AI) and the City and County Annual Action Plans for fiscal year 2016 (July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016).

  Meeting #1    Meeting #2
DATE:  Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Wednesday, April 1, 2015 
TIME: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

City of Tucson – Sentinel Building
320 Commerce Park Loop
Tucson, AZ 85745

Pima County Housing Center
805 West Congress
Tucson, AZ 85745

Please contact Ann Vargas at 837-5424 or 791-2639 (TTY) if an accommodation is required for these meeting.

The Mayor and Council of the City of Tucson will hold a Public Hearing to approve the City of Tucson/Pima County 5-year Consolidated Plan, the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Plan (AI) and the City Annual Action Plan for fiscal year 2016 (July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016) on May 5, 2015.  For more information, please consult the City Clerk’s agenda schedule: http://cms3.tucsonaz.gov/clerks/mcdocs

Si desea recibir esta información en español por favor llame al (520) 791-4171

Thank you for your interest, we appreciate your participation in this important process.

Section 106 Process- Downtown Motor Hotel

For information regarding the Downtown Motor Hotel- Section 106 Process, please click link here:


Project Based Voucher application (⇔ click )

The City of Tucson Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) as the Public Housing Authority is accepting applications for Project Based Vouchers from qualified owners and/developers to do business in the City of Tucson and Pima County.

In accordance with its Public Housing Authority Plan, HCDD proposes to convert up to 60 Housing Choice Vouchers to Project Based Vouchers to house homeless veterans. Generally under the Project Based Voucher program buildings containing more than four units are subject to 25% unit limitation on the number that can have project based assistance. Developments that will serve the elderly or disabled are exempt from the cap.

All applications submitted must conform to all of the requirements and specifications outlined within the application document and any designated attachments in their entirety.

Applications will be accepted continuously from projects previously awarded housing assistance through a competitive process (i.e. LIHTC, HOME). Such awards must have been made with no consideration for Project Based Vouchers in the project in accordance with 24CFR983.51. Applications should be delivered to: HCDD, 310 N. Commerce Park Loop, Tucson, AZ 85745 Attn: Teresa Williams, Deputy Director; or they may be emailed to Teresa.williams@tucsonaz.gov.




City of Tucson- Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

Click here to see the CAPER

City of Tucson and Pima County Consortium - Request for Citizen Participation: Add a comment here.

The public is invited to participate in fourteen (14) jointly held City of Tucson and Pima County forums to discuss community needs that can be addressed with annual entitlement funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The City receives approximately $8 million per year under the following federal programs: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG); HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME); Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG); Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA). Public input received at these forums will be used to prepare the FY 2016 City of Tucson/Pima County 5-year Consolidated Plan. The FY 2016 Plan will incorporate the community needs, available resources, strategies and priorities for the 5-year period beginning on July 1, 2015. Proposed Consolidated Plan projects and activities are defined by federal program regulations and include affordable housing, public facilities, human services, economic development and neighborhood improvements.  The FY 2016 Plan will replace the existing 2010 5-year Consolidated Plan that expires on June 30, 2015. A draft Consolidated Plan will be released in the spring of 2015 for a 30-day public comment period prior to taking it to the Mayor and Council and Board of Supervisors for adoption. The public is encouraged to attend the public forums. Please click here for more information and meeting dates/times.

2014 Final Versions of the Admin Plan and ACOP are available online

The final versions of the Admin Plan (for the Housing Choice Voucher, Section 8, Program) and the ACOP (for Public Housing) are now available.

Community Development

FY 2015 Annual Action Plan pdf

Public Comment Form

PHA Annual Plan

In accordance with Housing and Urban Development Department, the following documents are available for public review:

Annual Plan Draft FY16

Capital Fund Program Draft

Summary of Changes - Project Based Vouchers

Summary of Changes - Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy- Public Housing

Summary of Changes - Housing Choice Voucher Program

Public Notice & Public Meeting

A new Draft PHA Plan Substantial Amendment is posted here. Changes are highlighted in yellow. The second public meeting will be scheduled soon and will be posted here as soon as details are finalized.


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