ARIZONA NEWS

Chandler gets $3M in federal funding for two affordable housing programs

Jun 20, 2023, 8:00 PM

(Facebook Photo/City of Chandler, File)...

(Facebook Photo/City of Chandler, File)

(Facebook Photo/City of Chandler, File)

PHOENIX — The city of Chandler recently received nearly $3 million in federal funding to put toward two affordable housing programs.

About $1.27 million will head toward the first program, the HOME program, to conserve and increase the supply of affordable housing, according to a press release.

The allotment will be split up among the program to continue operations to house individuals experiencing homelessness, to rehabilitate and maintain two single-family units for eligible Chandler families to rent, and to give affordable homeownership opportunities to two first-time buyers in the city who have been priced out of the housing market.

The second allocation totaling $1.7 million will be used to construct the city’s Villas on McQueen development project located on McQueen Road and Chandler Boulevard. It will also be used to supply six new units of affordable housing for qualified residents.

The funding was approved through an intergovernmental agreement between Chandler and Maricopa County to come from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

A man died after he was struck while in a crosswalk Saturday in north Phoenix, police said. (Pexels...

KTAR.com

Pedestrian dead after being struck while crossing road in north Phoenix

A man died after he was struck by a car while in a crosswalk Saturday night in north Phoenix, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

17 minutes ago

Kim Komando has tips for what to do if your data is exposed. (Pexels photo)...

Kim Komando

Here’s what Arizonans need to do after a data breach

It’s easy to ignore news of a data breach, there are so many that it all turns into white noise. But what do you do if your data is exposed?

2 hours ago

President Joe Biden gives a speech at the Tempe Arts Center in September 2023. (File photo by Kevin...

Benjamin Adelberg/Cronkite News

Biden’s Arizona firewall starts to crack as oldest Democratic delegate in the state calls for him to quit presidential race

Numerous representatives from Arizona have called for Joe Biden to quit reelection efforts, with some hoping for a Harris-Buttigieg ticket.

7 hours ago

Several juveniles were arrested after an alleged riot broke out at a behavioral center. (Facebook F...

KTAR.com

Several minors arrested after alleged fight breaks out at Phoenix behavior center

A number of minors were arrested Saturday after a large fight allegedly broke out at a behavior center in Phoenix, authorities confirmed.

16 hours ago

...

KTAR Video

Video: Initial reaction to Donald Trump rally shooting #news

Larry Gaydos and Joe Huizenga react to the Donald Trump rally shooting in a KTAR News special programming and question the type of security that could allow such an event to unfold.

19 hours ago

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump is surrounded by U.S. Secret Servic...

KTAR.com

Arizona politicians react to shooting at Trump rally in Pennsylvania

Arizona politicians quickly weighed in after the shooting at Donald Trump's rally on Saturday in Pennsylvania, which is being investigated as an assassination attempt.

20 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

...

COLLINS COMFORT MASTERS

Here are 5 things Arizona residents need to know about their HVAC system

It's warming back up in the Valley, which means it's time to think about your air conditioning system's preparedness for summer.

...

Midwestern University

Midwestern University Clinics: transforming health care in the valley

Midwestern University, long a fixture of comprehensive health care education in the West Valley, is also a recognized leader in community health care.

...

Collins Comfort Masters

Here’s 1 way to ensure your family is drinking safe water

Water is maybe one of the most important resources in our lives, and especially if you have kids, you want them to have access to safe water.

Chandler gets $3M in federal funding for two affordable housing programs