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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 2016-17 General Fund Applications Now Available

Applications for FY 2016-17 funding will be available by October 21, and are due November 24 by 4 p.m.  General Fund applications MUST be entered in E-CImpact.  If you did not attend the Grant Orientation or E-CImpact training on Oct 21, please contact as soon as possible.

All other General Funding questions or inquiries can be directed to

A guidebook with information on General Funding Criteria & Applications Guidelines for FY 2016-17 can be found here (PDF).

Fy 2016-17 CDBG and HOME Request for Proposals

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the HOME Investment Partnership Program Request for Proposals opened on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, for FY 2016-17 funding. The funding priorities for this year include:

  • Public Services and Neighborhood Revitalization/Code Enforcement
  • Housing Rehabilitation and Emergency Home Repair
  • Public Facilities/Capital Improvements/Clearance-Voluntary Demolition
  • Homeowner Rehabilitation 
  • Housing Reconstruction
  • Tenant Based Rental Assistance
  • First Time Homebuyers 
Guidebooks are provided for each proposal to outline submission and HUD requirements for CDBG and HOME funded programs.  CDBG and HOME proposals are not submitted through e-CImpact.  Please read all requirements outlined in the proposal guide and call Barbara Bellamy at 480-782-4353 or if you have questions or need technical assistance.  CDBG and HOME proposals are due by 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. 


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

480-782-4320 - 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.