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 Orientation
The City will be holding the General Fund and CDBG/HOME FY15-16 Human Services funding orientation on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 9:00 AM in the City Council Chambers at 88 E. Chicago Street, Chandler. Parking is available on the north side of the building (behind Serrano's Restaurant), at the parking structure at 240 S. Washington Street, and on Chicago and Washington Streets.
Attached is a Letter of Intent which must be completed by October 24th. General Fund applications will be submitted through the online grant management system e-CImpact. e-CImpact training will be provided to new applicants on October 24th at 11:00 a.m. immediately following the orientation. The General Fund and CDBG applications are due on Tuesday, November 25th.
Note: The CDBG proposals will not be submitted through c-EImpact and applicants do not have to complete the form.
Grant Writing Workshop Materials
The City of Chandler presented a basic grantsmanship training by Synergy Partners Consulting, in conjunction with Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits, on September 22, 2014.
2015-2019 City of Chandler HUD Consolidated Plan
Attached are the PowerPoint presentation and Workbook from the training (PDF).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
2013-2014 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER)
Click on the link below to view a copy of the FY2013-2014 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). This report is required to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as an annual report of accomplishments.
For details on the Public Comment period that was open August 6-21, 2014, click here
2013-2014 CAPER (PDF)
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.
Amendment No. 2 to the Substantial Amendment for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3
Amendment 2 to Substantial Amendment for Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3 (PDF)
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
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.
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.