Community Housing Resources
Consistent with SAAF’s promise to create and sustain a healthier community, SAAF provides subsidized, affordable housing for qualified clients through residential properties owned by SAAF and housing through other scattered site housing programs. More than 140 families and individuals are living in safe and healthy housing located throughout our Tucson community.
A low-barrier day center provides unaccompanied homeless women with a stable and safe environment to recuperate from the daily struggle of homelessness and extreme poverty. The Winter Night Program provides overnight stays for women who would otherwise be sleeping outside.
Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) provides services to people with serious mental illness, including those with co-occurring substance use disorders, who are experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of becoming homeless.
FMR offers exceptional low income housing apartment communities in Tucson and Benson.
PCHC provides citizens with one convenient location to obtain resources and information on sustainable and affordable housing. Families can come to the housing center for guidance and support to find trusted help, as well as information on purchasing a home, finding affordable rentals, and many other housing related services.
The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program currently provides rental assistance to approximately 4,700 households, and approximately 25,000 individuals in the greater Pima County area.
Individuals and families may find immediate relief and shelter as they recover from economic crisis through their emergency services. These programs often serve as the first stepping-stone out of poverty, assisting people as they recover from economic crisis to acquire the information and skills needed to live independently and offset future crises.
Our Family Services’ Housing programs provide emergency shelter and rapid re-housing for families experiencing homelessness. Each of their housing programs includes intensive case management and provides job search guidance. Homeless individuals, couples, and families live in apartments of their choosing throughout the community and work closely with their case manager to develop family goal plans that identify short- and long-term objectives with timelines for overcoming barriers to self-sufficiency.
The South Tucson Housing Authority operates two housing programs. One is a low Rent (Conventional) Housing Program, and the other is a Housing Choice Voucher
Residents work with a Housing Navigator to locate apartments located at scattered sites throughout the Tucson area. Apartments range from studio, to one or two bedrooms apartments. Additional services are made available to help residents remain in housing and may include case management, individual and/or group counseling and employment services.
Tucson Urban League provides the following housing services: Homebuyer Education Programs, Pre-purchase Homeownership Counseling, Post-Mortgage Counseling, Mortgage, Delinquency and Default Counseling, Loss Mitigation Counseling, Renter Assistance Counseling
Chicanos Por La Causa builds, sells, and manages affordable and market-rate assets, including modular housing, townhomes, condos, and new construction. They also provide very low-income elderly with options that allow them to live independently in an environment that offers support services such as cleaning, cooking, transportation, recreation, etc.
PPEP provides emergency Services, including short term crisis intervention, such as rental/mortgage assistance, utility assistance, and other employment or educational needs. Long term case management is also provided to help in the stability of vulnerable households.
Gospel Rescue Mission offers emergency shelter for homeless men, women, and women with children at two Tucson shelter locations. These services include intake assessment, meals, showers, clothing, bed, chapel services, and referral services.
The Salvation Army is open 24/7, providing emergency shelter for those in need. The facility features a 100-bed facility with separate accommodations for men and women, and two family apartments. We also have accommodations for respite care, special needs and Veterans. Motel vouchers may be available to assist housing families with special needs. In addition to a safe and clean environment, the facility features laundry, showers, television, and dining. Guests receive two meals per day and access to vital programs and services. Programs are targeted to emergency housing needs, as well as options for both short term, 7-day emergency shelter, and long term, 4-month transitional assistance.
Pio Decimo Center helps families help themselves move from homelessness to housing stability through our Transitional Housing program. They can also provide foreclosure prevention, predatory lending prevention, home-buying education, down payment assistance, services to help people prevent homelessness. In addition, low-income seniors can live in safe, affordable, and beautiful apartments, surrounded with friends and activities at Pio Decimo Center’s two senior housing complexes.