Listings for Financial / Emergency Rent and Mortgage Assistance

Financial

Finances impact every part of our lives. As we age, finances can be strained by a fixed income, familial obligations, changes in the economy, and more. Resources, both public and private, in the community can help you to navigate your personal financial situations.

Emergency Rent and Mortgage Assistance

Those who offer rent and mortgage assistance may also be available to obtain clothing, hygiene items, gasoline, bus passes, and food vouchers. To receive assistance at these agencies, you must first call for an appointment. Walk-in appointments are not available.

See the glossary for descriptions of all categories


Administration of Resources and Choices (ARC)

Home Owner Assistance Fund, Home Buyer Program and Reverse Mortgage

1625 N. Alvernon, Ste 101
Tucson, AZ 85712

(520) 623-9383

Fax: (520) 623-9577

Email: info@arc-az.org

https://www.arc-az.org

  • Low Income

description
The Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF):
Helps eligible individuals and families who have experienced financial difficulties from COVID-19 (since January 2020) pay mortgage delinquencies and balances due, past due utilities, unpaid homeowners’ insurance, and taxes.

Home Buyer Programs:
Affordable lending now makes it possible for more individuals and families to consider homeownership than ever. ARC’s certified Housing Counseling professionals use a Home Buyer Readiness Survey to create individual plans that can help you achieve successful homeownership.

You can expect to receive the following benefits upon completion of ARC’s “Home Buying and Pre-Purchase Services” program:

Education and Counseling
Eligibility Review for Down Payment Assistance
Home Purchase Budget Preparation
Credit Score Review and Credit Counseling
Home Buyer Education Class Certification
Evaluation of Various Lending Programs
Mortgage Readiness Review
How much home is right for you?
Know your borrowing potential
Review lender opportunities

Reverse Mortgage Counseling:
Let ARC’s professional counselors help you determine if a Reverse Mortgage is right for you. The initial consultation is free. You must be 62 years or older to apply.

A Reverse Mortgage Can…
Create a tax-free income stream for life
Provide security to age in place
Eliminate loan payments during your lifetime
Call us for an appointment: (520) 301-5126

business hours
Monday - Thursday 9am-5pm; Friday 9am-4pm

costs
Frees for credit reports and reverse mortgage program, Please call for details.

Chicanos por la Causa (CPLC)

Housing Counseling

1525 N. Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85705

(520) 882-0018

Fax: (520) 884-9007

Email: carmen.lopez@cplc.org

https://www.cplc.org/

  • Low Income
  • Spanish Services

description
Chicanos por la Causa (CPLC) provides Down Payment Assistance, Foreclosure Prevention, Utility Assistance, Emergency Rent Assistance

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Community Investment Corporation (CIC)

Eviction Prevention Program (CIC)

2033 E. Grant Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85719

(520) 529-1766

Fax: (520) 257-2647

https://cictucson.org/eviction-prevention/

description
CIC Provides Eviction Prevention/ Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance through a shared program between Tucson and Pima County. For more information on applying for assistance, please call or visit our website.

costs
Must Meet Elegibility Requirements.

Interfaith Community Services

Emergency Utility Assistance - West

2820 W. Ina Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85741

(520) 297-6049 ext: 1

Email: info@icstucson.org

https://www.icstucson.org/

  • Low Income

description
ICS offers emergency utility assistance through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). This program can pay for the current or past month’s utility bills. You may only receive assistance once per year. Requests for emergency financial assistance can now be made through phone requests at (520) 297-6049 or at www.icstucson.org under the GET HELP tab. Requests are taken until appointment slots are filled.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Interfaith Community Services

Emergency Utility Assistance - South

101 W. Irvington Rd., Unit 2A
Tucson, AZ 85714

(520) 297-6049 ext: 1

Email: info@icstucson.org

https://www.icstucson.org/

  • Low Income

description
ICS offers emergency utility assistance through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). This program can pay for the current or past month’s utility bills. You may only receive assistance once per year. Requests for emergency financial assistance can now be made through phone requests at (520) 297-6049 or at www.icstucson.org under the GET HELP tab. Requests are taken until appointment slots are filled.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

MAP (Map-A-Plan)

Rent and Utility Assistance

3950 S Camino del Heroe
Green Valley, AZ 85614

(520) 625-5966

https://www.valleyassistanceservices.org

  • Low Income
  • Spanish Services

description
Valley Assistance Services' MAP (MAP-a-Plan) program offers money for rent and utilities to prevent evictions and homelessness. This program includes required attendance for 6 hours of budgeting classes, savings, and benefits information and resources, including online SNAP (food stamps) application assistance. Arizona Self-Help program is available to all clients.

service area
Green Valley

business hours
M - F 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

costs
No cost for this program.

Pima County Community Action Agency

2797 E. Ajo Way, 3rd Fl.
Tucson, AZ 85713

(520) 791-5443 | (520-724-2667) Hotline

Fax: (520) 838-7434

https://webcms.pima.gov/cms/one.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=24822

  • Low Income

description
Pima County Community Action Agency can assist with emergency utility assistance through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). You may only receive assistance once per year. They can also help you apply for ongoing water, trash, and sewer discounts. To receive assistance call for an appointment. In addition, they also offer rent and mortgage assistance and may be able to help you or a loved one obtain clothing, hygiene items, gasoline, bus passes, and food vouchers.

business hours
M - F 8:0 AM - 10:30 AM

Pima County Housing Center

Housing Resources

801 W. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85745

(520) 724-2460

Email: HousingCenter@pima.gov

https://webcms.pima.gov/community/housing/

  • Low Income

description
The Pima County Housing Center provides one-on-one meetings and formal classes on homebuyer education and financial literacy. Services provided may include homebuyer education and counseling, money management, budgeting, debt counseling, foreclosure prevention, housing discrimination, and other issues related to housing.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M-F 8:30 AM -5:00 AM

PPEP, Inc

802 E. 46th St.
Tucson, AZ 85713

(520) 622-3553

Fax: (520) 806-4669

https://www.ppep.org/

  • Low Income

description
PPEP, Inc provides financial, emergency rent, and mortgage assistance. To receive service, call for an appointment. Walk-in appointments are not available.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM -5:00 PM

Salvation Army

1002 N. Main Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85705

(520) 795-9671 | (520) 404-5733 Lock Boxes

https://www.salvationarmytucson.org

  • Low Income

description
The Salvation Army provides family services to disaster relief to those affected by substance abuse. It helps families in need with our food pantry, hospitality house shelter, rent/mortgage assistance, employment, and emergency lock boxes for the firedepartment.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM- 4:30 PM,