applying for an AZHF grant

The Arizona Housing Fund provides funding for permanent supportive housing projects that serve the most vulnerable individuals and families earning up to 30% AMI (Area Median Income). Funding is distributed on a first come, first served basis for mission-aligned projects.


1. Organizations must be a non-profit affordable housing developer, owner or operator.

2. Have at least five years of experience managing and operating sustainable supportive housing.

3. Have received in the previous 24 months, grant funding or loan funding from one of the following entities: LISC, the ACF Affordable Housing Pre-Development Fund, the Home Matters to Arizona Fund, Arizona Department of Housing or an Arizona county, municipality or IDA.

4. Be in good standing with that grantee and/or lender and current on loan payments, if applicable.



Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Phoenix, a partner of the Arizona Housing Fund (AZHF), will collect and process grant applications.


The AZHF Advisory Committee will then review and approve grant funding.


Nonprofits who have already been pre-qualified by LISC, based on their history of developing supportive housing and managing grant funds can apply for funding with a simplified application.



Those who have not yet been pre-qualified by LISC, can complete the RFQ (Request For Qualification) application. Once approved, they can fill out an AZHF grant application when the need for funding arises.

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Primavera Foundation received a $200,000 grant for their Paradise Motel project. The 41-unit motel is being renovated to provide to affordable housing to low-income individuals and families in South Tucson.


La Frontera received a $150,000 grant for their West Point II Apartments project in Tucson, which is focused on serving seniors and those with disabilities. West Point II will offer 84 one-bedroom, one-bath, 585-square-foot units (plus one manager’s unit) to Tucson residents experiencing homelessness.


CENTRAL ARIZONA SHELTER SERVICES (CASS) received a $100,000 grant for their Senior Haven project in Phoenix. The Haven will provide 134 units of transitional and emergency housing for senior citizens experiencing homelessness.


HOUSING FOR HOPE (housing affiliate of Catholic Charities Community Services) received a $150,000 grant for their Pinyon Pointe Apartments project in Page, Ariz. to convert a 20-unit apartment complex into permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless.


HOUSING SOLUTIONS FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA received a $150,000 grant for Jo Jo’s Place Transitional Housing in Flagstaff, Ariz. to provide 30 units of transitional housing to households experiencing homelessness in Flagstaff.


NATIVE AMERICAN CONNECTIONS received a $100,000 grant for their Osborn Pointe project, which will provide 48 units of permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless or disabled adults in Phoenix.


ARIZONA HOUSING INC. was awarded $300,000 for a 50-unit hotel to housing conversion project at 2900 E. Van Buren Street in Phoenix to serve formerly chronically homeless seniors and veterans.


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL received $250,000 for new housing at Ozanam Manor, a 100-bed transitional shelter in Phoenix with support services to assist veterans, seniors and adults with disabilities.


COALITION FOR COMPASSION AND JUSTICE received $200,000 for new 25-unit manufactured home park at Paloma Village in Chino Valley, Ariz.


FAMILY PROMISE OF GREATER PHOENIX was awarded $100,000 for a 6-unit shipping container micro-community in Glendale, Ariz. This will serve as the model for similar micro-communities located on church properties.