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News Flash • Maricopa County Human Services Seeks Public Inp

The Maricopa County Human Resources Department is seeking public input to assess community needs and address fair housing issues in the county.

Feedback received from the Community Needs Assessment Survey includes:

  • Assists in prioritizing federally funded programs.
  • Share development needs within the community.
  • Make a difference for affordable housing.

The study's purpose is to help prioritize federally funded programs and grants to build and replace public facilities, infrastructure, affordable housing preservation, housing development, public services, and homelessness prevention.

Residents can provide feedback in a few ways.

  • Online Maricopa.gov/HCDSurvey.
  • Please email HCD@maricopa.gov.
  • In writing: Maricopa County Housing and Community Development, 234 N. Central Ave., Suite 300, Phoenix, AZ 85004.
  • Call 602-506-0589, press 0 and leave a message with Maricopa County Housing and Community Development.
  • In person during designated public meetings.

The first meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 25th at: Starting at 6pm:

  • Maricopa County Downtown: 234 N. Central Ave., 3rd floor, Roosevelt Meeting Room, Phoenix, AZ 85004
  • Maricopa County East Valley Career Center: 1001 W. Southern Ave., Suite 101, Rooms 116 and 117, Mesa, AZ 85210
  • Maricopa County West Valley Career Center: 4425 W. Olive Ave., Room 207, Glendale, AZ 85302
  • City of Buckeye: City Hall, 530 E. Monroe Ave., Executive Meeting Room, Buckeye, AZ 85326
  • Town of Gilbert: City Hall 50 E. Civic Center Dr., Tower Room, Gilbert, AZ 85296
  • Or virtually Microsoft Teams.

The 2025-2029 Consolidated Planning and Regional Analysis of Barriers to Fair Housing Choice is being conducted by the Maricopa HOME Consortium, which receives U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding to preserve and increase the supply of affordable housing in Maricopa County. Consortium members include Avondale, Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Peoria, Scottsdale, Surprise, Tempe and Maricopa Metropolitan Counties.

For more information on meeting dates and how to submit your comments on this important plan, please visit Maricopa.gov/HCD

About Maricopa County Human Services

Maricopa County Human Services Department (HSD) promotes the well-being of county residents facing hardship through a variety of programs and services that build community resilience and help people and families thrive. These opportunities include early childhood education, housing, homeownership, independent living services for seniors and adults with disabilities, career development for job seekers with barriers to employment, emergency rental and utility assistance, and support for homeless people. HSD is committed to providing innovative, equitable, inclusive and comprehensive services with a collaborative approach that preserves dignity, promotes respect, and advances social and economic mobility. To learn more about financial, educational, and support resources available to Maricopa County residents, visit Maricopa.gov/HSD.

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