HCD News

City of Tucson and Pima Co. Hosting Community Input Meeting on Funds from HOME American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP)

The City of Tucson and Pima County are hosting community input meetings November 1st and 3rd regarding American Rescue Plan funding for HOME American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP). 

For more information, and to register to attend, please visit the Tucson Pima Collaboration to End Homelessness website. Seating is limited. 


Jason Thorpe Hired as Community Services Administrator in Department of Housing and Community Development

The City of Tucson is pleased to announce that Jason Thorpe has been hired as the Community Services Administrator for the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). Jason is currently the primary staff person for the City’s functions as the Continuum of Care lead agency, through the Tucson Pima Collaboration to End Homelessness (TPCH), and brings 18 years of experience working in and managing community projects funded through U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) entitlement programs. 

Request for Information for Heat Relief Services

The City of Tucson is requesting Letters of Interest from Qualified Agencies to Provide CARES Act Summer Heat Relief Day Services for People Experiencing Homelessness

Responses Due: June 7, 2021 – 12PM AZ Time

On May 26, 2021, the City of Tucson released a Request for Letters of Interest from eligible non-profit agencies with capacity and experience to operate summer heat relief day services for people experiencing homelessness through Federal CARES Act allocations awarded through the HUD Community Development Block Grant program.

P-CHIP Call for Projects Applications Now Open

City of Tucson, Housing and Community Development Call for Projects outlines funding available to advance the goals of the P-CHIP.

It is also the process by which the City of Tucson accepts, reviews, and recommends applications for funding for Fiscal Year 2021-2022.

The Tucson Mayor and City Council determine final funding allocations. 

The Call for Projects covers the following funding sources: