Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Approves $23 Million for Bridge Housing Solution

  • The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved $23 million in funding for bridge housing
  • Maricopa County operates 250 bridge housing units across 4 converted hotel properties to temporarily shelter people exiting homelessness until permanent housing is secured
  • Meals and case management services are provided at the converted hotels to address client needs
  • 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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