$3.1 Million Investment by Maricopa County to Bring Affordable Housing to Phoenix Neighborhood

6th Avenue Townhomes: $1.5 Million

To encourage homeownership, $1.5 million in funding will be used to construct 74 townhomes on a vacant parcel located on the northeast corner of 6th Avenue and Broadway Road in Phoenix. The 5.3-acre site will develop into a pedestrian-friendly community that will incorporate features to encourage walking, biking, and outdoor enjoyment. These amenities include:

  • Shade trees, benches, and lighting
  • Walking paths
  • Open space and gathering areas
  • A bicycle repair station and bicycle racks

3rd Avenue Apartments — $1.6 Million

Just a few blocks east of the townhome development at 316 W. Broadway Rd. is the future site of ‘Pueblo Apartments,’ a 161-unit affordable rental community. The 4.2-acre site will include a mix of units to accommodate families of all sizes. Available sizes include:

  • (10) Studio units, each at 450 sq. ft.
  • (26) One-bedroom units, each at 603 sq. ft.
  • (86) Two-bedroom units, each at 869 sq. ft.
  • (39) Three-bedroom units, each at 1,130 sq. ft.
  • A business center and clubhouse
  • Central laundry facilities
  • Outdoor fitness equipment
  • Picnic areas, playground, and a splash pad
  • Delivering more than $125 million in emergency rental, utility and legal assistance to help prevent evictions
  • Adding more than 350 permanent beds to the regional sheltering system
  • Providing up to 200 beds for heat relief from May through October 31
  • Growing the stock of affordable rental housing by more than 1,000 new units
  • Facilitating homeownership with down payment assistance for 140 future low-income buyers
  • Increasing the number of newly constructed affordable single-family homes by 128

About Maricopa County Human Services

The Maricopa County Human Services Department (HSD) builds resiliency in the community and promotes the well-being of County residents experiencing adversity through a variety of programs and services to help people and families thrive. These opportunities include early childhood education, housing, and homeownership, independent living services for seniors and adults with disabilities, career development for job seekers, workforce development services for businesses, and support for people experiencing homelessness. HSD is committed to delivering innovative, equitable, inclusive, and comprehensive services in a collaborative approach that preserves dignity, promotes respect, and facilitates social and economic mobility. Learn more about the financial, educational, and support resources available to Maricopa County residents at HSD.maricopa.gov.

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