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Maricopa County approves $2.3 million for affordable housing in Guadalupe

GUADALUPE, Ariz. — More than $2 million in funding has been approved for affordable housing in Guadalupe.

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve a fund to promote homeownership opportunities in the Town of Guadalupe.

“Maricopa County is committed to ensuring more families have a permanent, safe and affordable place to call home,” said District 5 Supervisor Steve Gallardo. “These projects not only provide homeownership opportunities for Guadalupe families, they improve quality of life and bring hope to this community.”

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This funding is provided through several programs, including the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME).

Three completed homes have been sold so far. It had four bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, a two-car garage, and a total of 1,500 square feet of living space.

Six more homes are being completed.

Each home will be offered to first-time homebuyers with incomes at or below 80% of Area Median Income (AMI) ($74,800 per year for a family of four).

The homes are built with accessibility, sustainability and energy efficiency in mind to keep operating costs manageable.

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