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Updates and Notices
HAMC has a page with online forms, information sheets and policy statements that
may be of use to the public. This includes Change Forms for tenants
to notify HAMC of changes to income and household composition (which may affect
rent), HAMC pet policy, and other documents.
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The Housing Authority of Maricopa County (HAMC) owns and manages 790 units in 16
communities throughout Maricopa County. These properties are generally located in
the smaller cities and unincorporated areas of the County. Most of the larger cities
in the Metropolitan Phoenix area have their own Housing Agencies that serve the
populations of each city. For a map showing the location of Public Housing properties
managed by HAMC click here.
Because of the size of the Phoenix Metropolitan area, HAMC has divided its operation
into four separate areas, each with its own waiting list and
Public Housing is a program funded by The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
(HUD) for low-income residents. Annual gross income must be within limits as established
by HUD, and eligible families pay a monthly rent equal to the greater of 30% of
their monthly adjusted income or 10% of unadjusted monthly income. Applicants may
qualify as a family and/or as an eligible single person.
Service Area Map
HAMC screens applicants to determine they meet the federally mandated qualifications
for the Public Housing Program. This includes verification of eligibility and income
information provided on the application form. Income limits for program eligibility
are adjusted according to family size and deductible allowances specified in federal
Applicants are also screened for criminal and drug related activities. It is
the goal of the HAMC to provide a safe, comfortable and drug-free environment for
The Housing Authority of Maricopa County does not discriminate on the basis
of Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Disability, Family Status or National Origin. The
Housing Authority of Maricopa County is an Equal Housing Opportunity provider.
How to Apply
Families wishing to apply for a rental unit with the Housing Authority of Maricopa
County must complete a written application and submit it to the
Main office. Application forms may be downloaded by clicking the links at
the top of this page, or they may be obtained at the main office
and any of our area offices, or by calling 602-744-4500
and requesting that a form be sent to you by mail.
HAMC maintains four separate Public Housing waiting lists for different areas of
Maricopa County: The Northwest (Surprise),
Southwest (Avondale), East Valley (Mesa) and
South Phoenix (Coffelt). On your application form please check those
areas that are of interest to you. You may apply for multiple programs and areas.
Check this website or phone our
main office for information on what programs are currently open.
Print out the application, complete the information requested and sign it. You may
either mail it or deliver it in person to the Housing Authority of Maricopa County,
2024 N. 7th Street, Suite 101, Phoenix, AZ 85006 or any of our
Your application will be screened to determine if you are eligible to apply, based
upon the information you provided. If you qualify, a letter will be sent notifying
you that you have qualified, and providing more information about the application
process. Your name will then be added to the wait list.
If you are a Public Housing resident and have a maintenance related problem, you
should report it to your nearest local office. To request a repair Work Order for
a problem in your unit you may go to the office or call one of the following numbers:
1510 S. 19th Drive
710 W. 8th Avenue
12976 West Cottonwood Lane
1103 N. 6th Street, #106
If you have a problem after hours (from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m.) and it is an ‘emergency’
repair please call these same telephone numbers. The phones will be forwarded to
an answering service that will contact our service personnel. Be aware that “emergency”
repairs only refer to those problems that present immediate danger to the residents’
safety or health.