Rent and Mortgage Assistance

Maricopa County households seeking assistance with their rental deposit or their monthly rental or 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

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.
  • Household income for the past 30 days is at or below 125% of the Federal Poverty Level.

Please note that some funding may require a household member to be a current U.S. resident.

125% of the Federal Poverty Level

Household SizeMonthly Household Income
Each Additional PersonAdd $535

125% of the Federal Poverty Level as defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Effective July 1, 2022.

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