Non-COVID Rent & Mortgage Assistance

Maricopa County households seeking assistance with their rental deposit or their monthly rent/mortgage payment may qualify for assistance from the Human Services Department’s Community Services Division (CSD). CSD coordinates the delivery of rental and mortgage assistance to Maricopa County residents living outside the cities of Glendale, Mesa, and Phoenix. 

If you live in Glendale, Mesa, or Phoenix, please click on the links below to learn about rental and mortgage assistance programs in your area:

For residents living outside the cities of Glendale, Mesa, and Phoenix, assistance is provided through Community Action Program (CAP) offices located throughout the County. To apply for rental or mortgage assistance, follow the step-by-step instructions listed below.


How to Apply


Step 1Check Eligibility

To qualify for assistance, the following criteria must be met. 

  • Applicant lives in Maricopa County, but not in the cities of Glendale, Mesa, or Phoenix.
  • Household has experienced a crisis event that:
    • Results in a reduction or loss of income; 
    • Causes unexpected expenses; or 
    • Endangers household health and safety.  
  • Crisis event can be supported with documentation.
  • Persons living in household include a child under the age of 18.
  • Child is a U.S. citizen and related by blood or law to an adult in the household.
  • Household income for the past 30 days is at or below 125% of the Federal Poverty Level.

125% of the Federal Poverty Level

125% of the Federal Poverty Level for Fiscal Year 2020 as defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Effective July 1, 2020.
Household Size
Monthly Household Income
1
$1,329
2
$1,796
3
$2,263
4
$2,729
5
$3,196
6
$3,663
7
$4,129
8
$4,596
Each Additional Person
Add $467

Step 2 Gather Required Documentation 

To help establish eligibility, please collect the following documentation. You will need these documents for a telephone or in-person appointment with your local CAP office.

  1. Photo identification of applicant
  2. Birth certificate of applicant
  3. Social Security cards of all household members
  4. Documentation of household income received in the 30 days prior to and including appointment date
  5. Documentation demonstrating crisis event 

Please note that additional documentation may be requested by the CAP office.

Step 3Schedule an Appointment

To begin the application process, call your local CAP office using the information below. The CAP office will identify next steps, including the scheduling of a telephone or in-person appointment. All appointments are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Remember to provide the required documentation during your appointment. 

Please note, you must reside in the CAP office’s service area in order to apply.

Community Action Program Offices

CAP Office Service Areas Phone Number Address
City of Avondale

Avondale
Goodyear
Litchfield Park 
623-333-2703

328 W. Western Ave.
Avondale, AZ 85323

AZCEND

Chandler
Gilbert
Higley
Queen Creek
Sun Lakes
480-963-1423

345 S. California St. 
Chandler, AZ 85225

Buckeye 
Buckeye
Harquehala
Palo Verde
Rainbow Valley
Tonopah
602-506-1111

Address not available
Cave Creek 

Anthem
Carefree
Cave Creek
New River
602-506-1111 Address not available
Town of Gila Bend

Agua Caliente
Gila Bend
Hyder
Paloma
Sentinel
928-683-6502


303 East Pima
Gila Bend, AZ 85337

Town of Guadalupe 

Guadalupe

480-730-3093

9241 S. Avenida del Yaqui 
Guadalupe, AZ 85283
City of Peoria

Peoria 
Sun City 
Sun City West 
Youngtown 
Waddell
623-979-3911

8335 W. Jefferson St.  
Peoria, AZ 85345

City of Scottsdale

Paiute
Scottsdale
480-312-2323

7700 E. Roosevelt St.  
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
City of Surprise

El Mirage 
Surprise
623-222-4673

12425 W. Bell Rd. 
Surprise, AZ 85378
Tempe Community Action Agency

Fountain Hills 
Tempe
480-422-8922

2146 E. Apache Blvd.  
Tempe, AZ 85281
City of Tolleson Tolleson 623-936-2760

9555 W. Van Buren St.  
Tolleson, AZ 85353
Town of Wickenburg
Aguila
Circle City
Morristown 
Wickenburg 
Wittman
928-684-7894

466 W. Wickenburg Way 
Wickenburg, AZ 85390


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