The City of Chandler's Housing Rehabilitation Programs are designed to provide homeowners who are low- and moderate-income with the assistance necessary to improve their living conditions and elevate neighborhoods within the City. The City of Chandler has partnered with FSL Home Improvements to provide the following programs:
Emergency Repair Grant
This is a grant of up to $10,000 available to low- and moderate-income, owner-occupied homeowners with housing problems that pose a serious and immediate threat to the health, safety, or welfare of the household. Typical repairs: HVAC, roofing, plumbing and other emergency items approved by the Neighborhood Resources Division.
Exterior Improvements Loan Program
This Loan Program provides low- and moderate-income homeowners with an up to $20,000, 5-year forgivable loan to assist in making necessary improvements to the exterior of the home. Typical improvements: replacement/repair of windows, exterior doors, roofs, exterior painting, fence/block wall, stucco and front yard landscaping.
Home Modifications for Persons with Disabilities
This grant designed to provide low- and moderate-income disabled homeowners with assistance necessary to make home improvements or modifications to remove accessibility barriers.
- Chandler resident and legal U.S. resident
- Proof of homeownership
- Current on mortgage and taxes
- Household income verification
- Primary residence for at least one year
- At or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI)
Announcement of Public Notice and Public Comment Period - Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds for Tiered Projects and Programs
On or about Aug. 31, 2020 the City of Chandler will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the release of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (PL 93-383), the National Affordable Housing Act, as amended, to undertake a project known as City of Chandler Community Development – Homeowner Rehabilitation for the purpose of:
Tier 1 Broad Review Project/Program Title: City of Chandler Community Development – Homeowner Rehabilitation
Purpose: Providing Homeowner Rehabilitation Assistance to HUD Qualified applicants to live in decent, safe, sanitary housing.
Location: Corporate City Limits of the City of Chandler, AZ
Homeowner Rehabilitation Program Includes:
Home Modification, Emergency Repair, Exterior Improvement and Minor Home Repair.
Estimated 330 housing units.
Total allocation of CDBG funding for this program is not to exceed $2,600,000.
Tier 2 site specific reviews will be completed for those laws and authorities not addressed in the tier 1 broad review for each address under this program when addresses become known.
The activity/activities proposed are categorically excluded under HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part 58 from National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements per 24 CFR 58.35(a)(3)(i), and subject to laws and authorities at §58.5. Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR). The ERR will be made available to the public for review either electronically or by U.S. mail. Please submit your request by U.S. mail to Riann Balch, Neighborhood Resources Department, 235 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler, AZ 85225 or by email.
Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the City of Chandler at Neighborhood Resources Department, 235 S. Arizona Avenue, Chandler, Arizona 85225. All comments received by Monday, August 24, 2020 will be considered by the City of Chandler prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will accept objections to its release of fund and the City of Chandler’s certification for a period of 15 days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the City of Chandler; (b) the City of Chandler has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR part 58; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the development process have committed funds, incurred costs or undertaken activities not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and shall be addressed to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development at email@example.com. Potential objectors should contact U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to verify the actual last day of the objection period.
The City of Chandler Home Rehabilitation Program is made possible by funding received from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).
The City of Chandler does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, handicap or familial status. Any applicant that has special needs can request assistance from the City of Chandler. The City of Chandler will arrange for staff members to translate from Spanish to English and/or to read the required documents onsite.
The Arizona Relay Service (7-1-1) provides free 24-hour telephone access for the deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind and hearing or speech impaired.