Welcome to Community Development
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.
Chandler Consolidated Plan 2015-2019 and Annual Action Plan
The City of Chandler is drafting the Five-Year Consolidated Plan for 2015-2019 and the Annual Action Plan for 2015-2016. The plan is available for public comment from March 20 to April 20, 2015.
The public is invited to comment on the plan in writing, by email or by phone. All comments should be addressed to Barbara Bellamy, CDBG Program Supervisor, Neighborhood Resources Office, 235 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler, AZ 85225, 480-782-4353 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The public is also invited to attend either of the following public hearings where public comments gathered to date will be presented and additional comments can be made. All public comments will become a part of the permanent record.
Wednesday March 25, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Housing and Human Services Commission Meeting
Chandler Senior Center
202 E. Boston St.
Chandler, AZ 85225
Thursday April 16, 2015 - 7:00 pm
Chandler City Council Meeting
City Council Chambers
88 E. Chicago Street
Chandler, AZ 85225
Maricopa County Announces Public Hearing and Solicitation of Public Comments for the following Draft Documents
Maricopa Home Consortium 5-Yr Consolidated Plan for FY2015-2020
FY2015 Annual Action Plan (Year 1 of 5)
FY2015-20 Citizen Participation Plan
FY2013-2014 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)
FY2015-19 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI)
For public hearing dates and comment information, please click here (PDF)
FY2015-2016 Human Services Funding
The City of Chandler FY15/16 Human Services CDBG grant funding application submittal period is now closed.
For questions regarding CDBG applications please contact email@example.com
For questions regarding General Fund applications, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or learning more about the program, information is available on the VITA website.
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.
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 www.newtowncdc.org.
More information on the program is also available on the First Time Homebuyer's Program website