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Welcome to Community DevelopmentEqual Housing Opportunity

The City of Chandler Community Development Section administers funds and programs that promote the improvement of quality of life for low to moderate-income families and assists in the stabilization of Chandler neighborhoods.

Community Development does so by implementing affordable housing programs and by partnering with non-profit and faith-based agencies as well as other City departments to address and meet basic and critical human needs.

FY 17/18 General Fund and CDBG/HOME Grant Fund Applications Now Available!!

Each year, the City’s Neighborhood Resources Division partners with other City departments and outside agencies to provide residents and neighborhoods with assistance to help stabilize the community and individual homes, and assist families. Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) funds, combined with ongoing support from the City’s General fund provide for a variety of programs that enhance neighborhoods. Please see the following information for more details on how to submit an application:

General Fund Documents

Funding Criteria and Application Guidelines 2017-2018 Book  (PDF)
October 19 Funding Orientation Power Point Presentation  (PDF)

Application Deadline:  November 22, 2016
All applications must be submitted via hardcopy & disc or flash drive to the Neighborhood Resources office (235 S. Arizona Ave.) by 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 22. Applications received by mail must be post marked with a date no later than November 22, 2016.

Would you like an application emailed to you?
If so, please contact Rosalinda Berrelleza at

CDBG/HOME Documents
HOME Investment Partnership Program Proposal Guidelines  (PDF)
Public Facilities Capital Improvement Projects Proposal Guidelines  (PDF)

Public Service & Neighborhood Revitalization  (PDF)
Housing Rehabilitation (PDF)

Application Deadline:  November 22, 2016 
Please see specific document requirements noted in the above guidelines. 

Would you like an application emailed to you?
If so, please contact or

For questions related to CDBG/HOME funding, organizations may call Barbara Bellamy at 480-782-4353, and for questions related to funding from the General Fund, call Leah Powell at 480-782-4352. 

Housing Rehabilitation Programs

The City of Chandler’s Housing Rehabilitation Programs are designed to provide low- and moderate-income homeowners with assistance necessary to improve their living conditions and elevate neighborhoods within the City. Please visit the Housing Rehabilitation Programs page for additional details.

Community Action Program (CAP) Office   

The CAP Office is located at the Chandler Christian Community Center - 345 S. California St. Residents in need of assistance with rent or utilities should call CAP at 480-963-1423.

First Time Homebuyer's Program

The City of Chandler is pleased to continue to offer the First Time Homebuyer’s Assistance Programs through a partnership with Newtown Community Development Corporation. Qualified buyers help select the house they want to purchase. Additional information regarding this program and upcoming classes can be obtained by contacting Newtown at 480-517-1589 or check its website at More information on the program also is available on the First Time Homebuyer's Program website.

VITA - Volunteer Income tax Assistance (VITA) Program

The VITA program is possible because of community volunteers who offer free tax preparation to low and moderate income taxpayers, the elderly, and those with disabilities. More information is available at VITA website.

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How to Reach Us:

Neighborhood Resources - Community Development
235 S. Arizona Ave.
P.O. Box 4008 - Mail Stop 600
Chandler, Arizona 85225-4008

480-782-4300 - Phone
480-782-4350 - FAX
800-367-8939 - TTY
800-842-4681 - Voice
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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