Pima County seeks applications for development of affordable housing projectsby Pima County News on Jun. 03, 2013, under Community Development & Neighborhood Conservation, Housing, Pima County, Pima County bonds, Southern Arizona, Tucson
Pima County is actively seeking applications from qualified for-profit and nonprofit developers, contractors, builders, governmental agencies, or partnerships for the development of affordable housing projects.
Funds available through the Pima County General Obligation Affordable Housing Bond Program are for shovel-ready, gap funding not to exceed $250,000. The total funds available are $750,000.
The funds will be used to develop affordable housing for purchase or for rent by eligible low- and moderate-income families. The program was designed to alleviate the lack of affordable housing in Pima County and assist qualified households who otherwise lack the financial ability to achieve affordable homeownership or obtain rental housing.
Applications are available at the Pima County Housing Center, 801 W. Congress St., between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays, excluding legal holidays, or online at:
A pre-application meeting to provide information and answer questions will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, at the Pima County Housing Center.
Applications must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m. on June 28, 2013, to:
Pima County Community Development and Neighborhood Conservation Department
Attn: Betty Villegas
Pima County Housing Center
801 W. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85745
The approval process will require applicants to meet minimum threshold requirement criteria before submittal to the Pima County Housing Commission. The Commission provides oversight for the Pima County General Obligation Bond Funds for Affordable Housing. The Commission will review, score, select and make recommendations to the Pima County Board of Supervisors for final project approval.