Connect with Affordable, Quality Housing efforts-in-progress, and the partners who are helping to make them happen:
Transit Oriented Development
LISC Housing Projects:
LISC Phoenix is focusing its efforts on creating and preserving affordable housing along the light rail corridor.
Escobedo at Verde Vista:
A state of the art, environmentally friendly, redeveloped housing location with a leasing office, multi-purpose building for a before and after school program, a computer lab, and a training center.
Las Abuelitas by Primavera Foundation:
A LEED certified facility that provides affordable housing for elderly residents taking care of adopted and foster children. The facility includes rental units, shared spaces for the neighboring community, community garden plots, and recreational spaces.
Avondale’s new housing project on Dysart Rd. and Madison St., and the first in the state to take advantage of a federal program called the Rental Assistance Demonstration program.
Mesa Artspace Lofts:
Affordable new space where artists of all disciplines may live, work, and create, as well as space where arts-related organizations and businesses can thrive.
Patina Wellness Center:
A 70 bed residential treatment and housing facility that provides workforce development, skills training, wellness checks, art therapy, Native American cultural activities, and Native American cultural healing.
The development will provide affordable housing for qualifying families, seniors and veterans, as well as offer ADA compliant units and access and include a community center offering an array of resources and supportive services.
Affordable Housing Online Arizona:
Provides the most complete database of Federal housing assistance and exhaustive affordable housing data for each county and city in Arizona.
Homeless Families Intervention Project:
Save the Family uses a 3-tiered approach to the HFIP: Housing, Case Coordination and Supportive Services to assist homeless and impoverished families throughout Maricopa County.
Housing Trust Fund Project:
The project advances the concept that housing trust funds are provided to dedicate public revenue to a distinct fund with the express and limited purpose of providing affordable housing.
Humanitarian Hold Program:
The Humane Society of Central Arizona provides short-term care for companion animals of at risk individuals/families, elderly, disabled, and children who must leave their home temporarily due to hospitalizations, rehabilitation, domestic violence, homelessness or other life altering circumstances.
Old Pueblo Community Services:
Seeking to end homelessness by providing dignified housing, counseling and supportive services for those reentering their community from homelessness, incarceration, military service or combat, hospitalization, treatment, and detoxification.
Provides affordable housing resources as well as additional human development support services to provide equitable lives to the diverse community of Canyon Corridor and Maricopa County.
Get a bird’s eye view of efforts from around the country that can be an inspiration and reference point for Arizona-based work:
Boston LISC Equitable Transit-Oriented Development Accelerator Fund:
Provides developers with streamlined access to acquisition and pre-development capital that can be used to acquire and advance strategic properties along transit corridors.
Denver Housing Authority Mariposa Project:
A transit housing community offering residents cultural diversity, proximity to downtown, healthy food options, early childhood education, and many more amenities that create a vibrant and healthy community.
Housing as Health:
The Housing as Health campaign is a statewide coalition that supports Medicaid in Pennsylvania to increase supportive housing services for consumers with either a physical or behavioral health condition.