Surprise CARES Housing Stability Program

NOTICE: THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY OFFERING MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE ONLY. PLEASE CONTACT THE SURPRISE RESOURCE CENTER FOR RENTAL ASSISTANCE. 623.222.HOPE(4673)

Community Action Program (CAP)

The City of Surprise has temporary mortgage assistance for persons and families who face financial hardships directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The City of Surprise CARES Housing Stability Program provides financial assistance for up to three consecutive months Mortgage Assistance, and up to three consecutive months Utility assistance if in conjunction with rental/mortgage assistance.  The purpose of this program is to assist low-income households who have had loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mortgage payments will be made directly to the financial institution.

This is a temporary program and funding is limited. 

Please complete the eligibility assessment at the link below:

Eligibility Assessment

Eligibility:

  • City of Surprise Resident, with residency established at least 30 days prior to 3/27/2020.
  • Loss of income due to COVID-19
    (i.e. verifiable proof of loss of income effective 3/27/2020, forward)
  • Income Qualify (See income limits below)
  • Have not received federal housing subsidy in the past 12 months.
Program Year 2020 Income Limits (Subject to Change)
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale

Household Size1 people2 people
3 people
4 people
5 people
6 people
7 people
8 people
AMI 80%$43,600$49,800$56,050$62,250$67,250$72,250$77,200$82,200

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