Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA)

The City of Surprise partners with a “subrecipient” under 24 CFR 92.2, to administer a Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) Program that provides financial assistance for monthly rental costs to eligible low-income Surprise residents. The City has allocated HOME funding through the Maricopa County HOME Consortium to support the TBRA program.

Program Overview

The Surprise Tenant Based Rental Assistance program, managed by A New Leaf, a non-profit housing assistance provider based in the Phoenix-Metro area is now accepting applications. The TBRA program may provide rental assistance to eligible Surprise residents for up to 24 months. Rental assistance may include Housing Case Management, assistance with finding a qualified unit, and Housing Quality Standards (HQS) inspections.

Program Highlights

  • Participant must be homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
  • Must currently reside in, work in, or have children attending school in Surprise. 
  • Income must not exceed 60% of HOME income limits (see chart below).
  • Up to 24 months of rental assistance.
  • Minimum Participant contribution of $25 per month or 30% of Adjusted Gross Income (whichever is higher).
  • Application fees are not included.
  • Maximum rental rates apply.
  • Must be a new lease term.
  • Assistance provided on a first come, first served basis.

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

Income limits subject to change
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60% Limit $32,700 $37,380 $42,060 $46,680 $50,460 $54,180 $57,900 $61,620

How to Apply

Application intakes will be conducted at the Surprise Resource Center by appointment only.

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For more information, please contact:

Evangelina Sesma - Program Manager
esesma@turnanewleaf.org

Jessica Weber - Housing Case Manager
jweber@turnanewleaf.org
480.653.7733