City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division is a Public Housing Agency in Chandler, Arizona that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs.
City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division serves Chandler.
|Chandler, Arizona Housing Choice Voucher||Closed|
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher 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 in 2016. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.
Please note: This waiting list was scheduled to open from October 14, 2019 until October 25, 2019. However, an October 9, 2019 article from the Community Impact Newspaper states, "City of Chandler officials announced Oct. 8 the opening of the Housing Choice Voucher, also known as Section 8, waitlist will be delayed 'until further notice.' Officials said in a press release information will be provided at a later date and time of the future opening and closing of the list. The waitlist was scheduled to open Oct. 14 and close Oct. 25. The last time the list was open was in 2016. It was not immediately clear why the opening of the list was delayed."
Last Updated on 10/10/2019.
How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List
The City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division (CCHRD) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.
There were two ways to apply during the opening period:
Once the application has been completed, it must have been mailed to the CCHRD.
This waiting list had the following preferences: Disabled, live/work in the City of Chandler, enrolled in an employment training program, working 20 hours a week (the employment preferences are also extended equally to all elderly families and all families whose head or spouse is receiving income based on their inability to work).
For more information, visit the CCHRD website.
Last Updated on 10/01/2019.
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.
As of 11/15/2019, 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.
As of the most recent VMS report, City of Chandler Housing and Redevelopment Division manages 459 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.