City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division

235 S Arizona Avenue
Chandler, Maricopa County, Arizona 85225

City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of October 20th, 2021, City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division serves Chandler.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division Public Housing Open Now
Chandler, Arizona Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division Website: https://www.chandleraz.gov/residents/neighborhood-resources/housing-and-redevelopment.

City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division Phone: (480) 782-3200.

Open Now: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division (CCHRD) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently open. 

The CCHRD is accepting applications for this waiting list from October 7, 2021 at 12:00 pm, until October 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm MT.

Please note: The waiting list was originally scheduled to close on October 14th, but was extended to remain open until the close date mentioned above.

There are five ways to apply during the opening period: 

  1. Complete the online application here.
  2. Call (480) 782-3200 to request a paper application. (*711 via Arizona Relay Service, TTY English (800) 367-8939 or Español (800)842-2088).
  3. Send an email to chandler.housing@chandleraz.gov.
  4. Send a Mail request to the Housing and Redevelopment Office, Mail Stop 101, P.O. Box 4008, Chandler, AZ 85244-4008.
  5. Pick up an application from the CCHRD drop box in the garage, located at 226 S. Washington St., Chandler AZ 85225.

Once the application has been completed, it must be either:

  1. Dropped off at the CCHRD drop box in the garage, address mentioned above.
  2. Emailed to chandler.housing@chandleraz.gov.
  3. Mailed to the Housing and Redevelopment Office, Mail Stop 101, P.O. Box 4008, Chandler, AZ 85244-4008.
  4. Faxed to (480) 782-3220.
  5. By calling (480) 782-3200. Oral language translations in any language are also available and in those situations, the pre-application can be submitted by phone.

The maximum income limits for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 Person $44,250 | 6 Persons $73,350
  • 2 Persons $50,600 | 7 Persons $78,400
  • 3 Persons $56,900 | 8 Persons $83,450
  • 4 Persons $63,200 | 9 Persons $88,500
  • 5 Persons $68,300 | 10 Persons $93,550

There are no preferences.

2,000 applicants will be placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the CCHRD website.

Sources: This information was verified by the CCHRD public notice on October 6, 2021, and updated on October 18, 2021.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (480) 782-3200 (*711 via Arizona Relay Service, TTY English (800) 367-8939 or Español (800) 842-2088); fax (480) 782-3220; email chandler.housing@chandleraz.gov; or mail request to Housing and Redevelopment Office, Mail Stop 101, P.O. Box 4008, Chandler, AZ 85244-4008.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 10/18/2021.

Other City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division Waiting Lists

Closed: Chandler, Arizona Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division (CCHRD) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Pre-applications were last accepted from January 27, 2020, until February 10, 2020.

There were five ways to apply during the opening period: 

  1. Complete the online pre-application.
  2. Request a paper pre-application by calling the CCHRD.
  3. Send an email to the CCHRD.
  4. Pick up a pre-application the CCHRD office.
  5. Send a fax CCHRD.

Once the pre-application was completed, it must have been either:

  1. Postmarked between January 27, 2020 and February 10, 2020 ; and mailed to to the CCHRD office.

  2. Dropped off at the CCHRD office.

  3. Emailed to CCHRD.

  4. Faxed to CCHRD.

The maximum income limits for each household size were as follows:

1 Person: $25,500 | 5 Persons: $39,400

2 Persons: $29,200 | 6 Persons: $42,300

3 Persons: $32,850 | 7 Persons: $45,200

4 Persons: $36,450 | 8 Persons: $48,150

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Displaced: Applicants displaced by government action OR a disaster recognized by Federal disaster laws.
  • Living and/or Working in Chandler: Applicants must physically live in the City of Chandler, OR must physically work, OR be hired to work, in the City of Chandler.
  • Chronically Homeless: As defined in 24 CFR 578.3 A person with a disability who lives either in a place not meant for human habitation, a safe haven, or emergency shelter continuously for at least 12 months, OR on at least four separate occasions in the last three years, where the combined length of homeless occasions is equal to at least 12 months. Each period separating the homeless occasions or break must consist of 7 or more consecutive nights where the individual is not living in a homeless situation.
  • Currently Employed/Employment Program: At least one adult family member works at least 20 hours a week outside the City of Chandler, attends an employment training program, or attends school on a full-time basis.
  • Elderly: The head and/or spouse is elderly (62+ years of age).
  • Disabled: Disabled families and families with a disabled household member.

4,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the CCHRD website.

Sources: This information was verified by the CCHRD website, as of January 24, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Chandler, Arizona.

Last Updated on 07/26/2020.

About City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division

More information about City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division can be found on its website at https://www.chandleraz.gov/residents/neighborhood-resources/housing-and-redevelopment.

Representatives of City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division may be available by phone at (480) 782-3200. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/20/2021, it is not known if City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division manages 457 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 437 20
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $974 $1,244
Monthly Cost $425,496 $24,889

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 6% having issued approximately 77 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 10 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 55 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 3.1 persons and has a household income of $14,454 per year. 92% of households were very low income (VLI) and 68% were extremely low income (ELI). 38% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 57% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 58% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 19% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 21% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

58% of households included children, 10% of which had two adults in the household. 53% of households with children have a female head of household. 87% of all households were headed by a female.

75% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 46% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division Housing Choice Voucher program, 20% include at least one person with a disability. 32% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 85% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

17% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 48% with 3 or more bedrooms. 17% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division voucher holders in 2016 was $440 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $883. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $178.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division

Family Sites

130 N Hamilton St
Chandler, Arizona

Scattered Sites Senior Sites

127 N Kingston St
Chandler, Arizona