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 Equal Housing Opportunity
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.


FY2015-2016 Human Services Funding 

The City is holding the General Fund and CDBG/HOME FY15-16 Human Services funding orientation on Friday, October 24, 2014 in the City Council Chambers. Listed below are the documents handed out at this orientation:

Also, on September 22 the City of Chandler presented basic grantsmanship training by Synergy Partners Consulting, in conjunction with Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits.  Listed below are the documents handed out at this training:
General Fund applications are available beginning Monday, October 27 in e-CImpact.  The General Fund and CDBG applications are due on Tuesday, November 25th.

For questions regarding CDBG applications please contact
For questions regarding General Fund applications, please contact or  

2015-2019 City of Chandler HUD Consolidated Plan

Every five years the City of Chandler develops a 5-year plan to guide the use of federal funds received from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Your responses will help us identify what is important to Chandler residents, and the Traditional Neighborhoods, Homeowners Associations and Nonprofit and Faith-based Organizations we partner with to serve Chandler residents.

For more information on how to stay involved with the City's planning process, please contact Barbara Bellamy at 480-782-4353 or by e-mail at

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.    

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 is also available on the First Time Homebuyer's Program website

 Important Links:

  • Click here if you would like information on the Neighborhood Stabilization Program
  • Click here if you would like information on Emergency Home Repair Services (EHRS)

How to Reach Us:

Neighborhood Resources - Community Development
235 S. Arizona Avenue
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.

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