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Request for Proposals for Funding Opportunities

The Housing and Community Development Department is soliciting applications from qualified, responsible agencies willing to provide services to the community in compliance with all requirements contained or referenced herein.  We will be accepting applications for the following programs:

Human Services Programs which we anticipate will be funded in FY 2017 using Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and General Funds.

Homeless Preference Program (Round 2) which will provide waiting list preference for 100 Housing Choice Vouchers and 15 public housing units for qualified homeless individuals and families.

(RFP information and process)

RFP instructions: Click here

Human Services RFP: https://zoomgrants.com/gprop.asp?donorid=2208&limited=858

Homeless Preference RFPhttps://zoomgrants.com/gprop.asp?donorid=2208&limited=856

ZoomGrants Instructions: Click here

Payment Standards Effective January 1, 2016

Consistent with the City’s responsibility to affirmatively further fair housing and facilitate the deconcentration of poverty, the City of Tucson Public Housing Authority (PHA) is proposing the development of two sets of payment standards. Utilizing the Hypothetical Small Area Fair Market Rents and Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) Ratios provided by the Department of Housing and Urban Development found at http://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/fmr/fmrs/FY2016_code/2016summary_sa.odn, the PHA has developed a high cost area set of payment standards for zip codes identified as having a CBSA Ratio greater than 1.0. View the proposed Payment Standards.

Fair Housing Report

2015 City of Tucson/Pima County Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Plan

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

View the CAPER for FY15

View the CAPER for 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. View the Public notice

Downtown Motor Apartments Environmental Assessment

11/4/2015 Brick Salvage Notice

HUD (Housing & Urban Development Authority to use Grant Funding

HUD (Housing & Urban Development) Response Letter dated 10-1-2015

City of Tucson Response Letter dated 9-29-2015

HUD request for Response to Objection letters dated 9-23-2015

HUD Comment Period: Objection period letters

HUD Comment Period: Early Objection letters 

Final MOA with signatures

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)

Legal ad

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

see attached information: Legal ad

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

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

Section 106 Process- Downtown Motor Hotel

Information regarding the Downtown Motor Hotel- Section 106 Process

Project Based Voucher application

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
Application for Project Based Vouchers



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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