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City of Tucson- Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) - FY15

The City of Tucson will be accepting comments on the draft FY 2015 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). The report provides information on City expenditures from July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2015 for the following U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) entitlement grants:  Community Development Block Grant (CDBG); HOME Investment Partnership (HOME); Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG); and Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA).  

This DRAFT report will be made available for comment beginning on Thursday, September 10, 2015 on the City’s web site: https://www.tucsonaz.gov/hcd/whats-new

Comments will be accepted through September 25, 2015 at 5:00 PM and may be sent:

  • Email to Ann.Vargas@tucsonaz.gov
  • Faxed to (520) 791-5407
  • Delivered to Housing and Community Development Department, Attn: Ann Vargas, 310 Commerce Park Loop, Tucson, AZ 85745

Click here to see the CAPER FY14

Sunnyside Pointe Phase II

On or about August 14, 2015 the City of Tucson Housing and Community Development Department (Responsible Entity) will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the release of funds to undertake the project known as the Sunndyside Pointe Phase II, in the vicinity of the intersection of S. Park Avenue and E. Bantam Road, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona 85706. The 92 unit project includes 62 one-bedroom, 30 two-bedroom and community building. The homes will serve low income persons earning between 40% - 60% of the area median income. Requested funding from the HOME program through the City of Tucson Housing and Community Development Department is $719,919.00. The total estimated project cost from all sources is $14,676,345.00, with additional funding provided by State GAP funds, AZ Low Income Housing Tax Credit equity and Pima County GO Bonds. Click here for the public notice.Public notice

Downtown Motor Apartments Environmental Assessment

Environmental Assessment 30 day comments as of 8/20/2015- Final

Environmental Assessment 30 day comments as of 8/19/2015

Environmental Assessment 30 day comments as of 8/17/2015

Environmental Assessment 30 day comments as of 8/7/2015

Environmental Assessment 30 day comments as of 7/29/2015

Memorandum Of Agreement (MOA)

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Environmental Assessment

Environmentat Assessment Statutory Worksheet Backup Documents

Environmental Assessment Checklist

Phase I Environmental Site Assessment

Link to Section 106 Process information: https://www.tucsonaz.gov/hcd/downtown-motor-hotel-section-106-process


Programs currently accepting applications

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Link to Section 8/ Housing Choice Voucher & Mod Rehab Online Application: https://tucsonsec8live.secureportaln.net/PHAHome/Index.aspx

Link to Public Housing Online Application: https://tucsonlive.secureportaln.net/PHAHome/Index.aspx

Click here to find all programs accepting applications.

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.

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.  (click here⇒) Application



Community Development

Five Year HUD Consolidated Plan 2015 - 2019 (FY16-FY20)

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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