Housing Programs

Housing Program

Heritage at Surprise Affordable Housing Project

Heritage at Surprise

The city is working with the Housing Authority of Maricopa County and other partners to develop a 100-unit permanent supportive rental housing community called Heritage at Surprise.

The community will be comprised of six buildings and will be an integral part of the comprehensive revitalization strategy for the city’s Original Town Site (OTS).

Resident services will include: computer center, workforce connection services, financial literacy, kids café, afterschool activities and youth programming.

For more information about the Heritage at Surprise project, please contact the Housing Authority of Maricopa County at 602.744.4500.

For more information about the new Gaines Youth Baseball Field, which is being relocated as part of this project, please contact the City of Surprise at 623.222.2000.

Emergency Housing Rehabilitation Program

Emergency Housing Rehabilitations are currently on hold until fall 2019, but interested participants can be added to a wait list by contacting Adam Lane 623.222.2238 or adam.lane@surpriseaz.gov.


What is Minor Housing Rehabilitation?

An emergency minor home rehab is the repair or replacement of a home’s components or systems required for safe occupancy and operation of the home, such as the breakdown of an air conditioner or a water heater. It can also be something that has become progressively worse like a leaking pipe or roof.

Projects are limited to health and safety issues in the home, as well as accessibility modifications where appropriate. Assistance is provided as a forgivable loan. Maximum assistance amount is $20,000.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Home must be owner-occupied prior to program application
  • Family income must be at or below 80% of area median income (gross income)
  • Mortgage must be current.
  • Current Homeowner’s Insurance

HUD INCOME LIMITS 2019
Maximum gross income guidelines for this program are as follows:

Household Size
Income Limits - 80% Medium Income
1 person
40,850
2 people 46,650
3 people 52,500
4 people 58,300
5 people 63,000
6 people 67,750
7 people 72,300
8 people 77,000

Process

  1. Complete the program application and provide supporting documentation
  2. Eligibility verification to include income verification
  3. Home assessment
  4. Environmental Review
  5. Scheduling of Repairs

Projects are selected on a first-come-first served basis with special considerations given to those projects that address health and safety issues.

For more information contact:

Adam Lane
Neighborhood Services Supervisor
adam.lane@surpriseaz.gov
623.222.3238


Major Rehabilitation Program 

City of Surprise has received Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) funding and funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide Major Housing Rehabilitation assistance to qualified homeowners.

Residents may apply to be put on a waitlist for this program. Eligible repairs include major plumbing, electrical, heating, cooling and accessibility items.

Projects are selected on a first come first-serve basis with special considerations given to those projects that address health and safety issues.  

For more information contact:
Adam Lane
Neighborhood Services Supervisor

adam.lane@surpriseaz.gov

623.222.3238


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