$10.7 Million in Affordable Housing Projects Approved by County Board of Supervisors

Affordable Rental Movement (ARM) of Save the Family: $1,229,600

Maricopa County will fund the acquisition and rehabilitation of four rental units with a primary focus within the 85201, 85210, 85202, 85203, and 85204 zip codes. The targeted housing units will feature two or three bedrooms, 800 to 1,200 square feet of living space, and be within the City of Mesa. The targeted cost of each housing unit including an estimated $15,000 in rehabilitation costs is in the range of approximately $275,000.

Mercy Housing Mountain Plains: $9,500,000

Maricopa County recognizes that seniors are facing unprecedented challenges in the region with rapidly rising housing costs forcing some to experience homelessness. To address the specialized needs of people aged 55 and over who are experiencing homelessness, Maricopa County has partnered with Mercy Housing Mountain Plains to develop a 144-unit housing complex that offers housing as well as wraparound services to support them as they exit homelessness.

About the Development

The development will include a newly-constructed four-story u-shaped building with approximately 115 off‐street parking spaces. A large open and secure ground floor courtyard will feature a plaza with sitting areas that include trees, gardening, and sunshades. Residents will have access to meeting rooms, a community room, a reading library, a fitness room, open spaces, and on-site laundry rooms with washers and dryers.

About Maricopa County Human Services

As the fourth largest county in the nation home to some of the nation’s fastest-growing cities, Maricopa County’s population is large, growing, and more diverse than ever. Maricopa County’s Human Services Department has five divisions that provide services and programs to people of all ages and abilities to promote their well-being. From offering early education to career training and employment services to case management for aging and adults with disabilities– the Human Services Department serves as a leader in the region to support strong families, neighborhoods, and community relationships. Learn more about the financial, educational, and support resources available to eligible Maricopa County residents at HSD.maricopa.gov.

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