Mainstream Program Waiting List Opening

HOM, Inc., on behalf of Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation, will conduct an online open enrollment lottery to accept pre-applications for the Mainstream Housing Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities Program.

The Mainstream Program provides rental assistance through Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers to very low-income, disabled households.  The purpose of the program is to expand residential choice for Mainstream households while promoting fair housing, ensuring safe and affordable housing, and encouraging self-sufficiency efforts by participant households.  The Mainstream program serves ALL disabled families, regardless of the type of disability.  There is no preference provided to families with specific types of disabilities and the program does NOT require that applicants be homeless. Read more

The Super Bowl of HUD-VASH

On the morning of Super Bowl Sunday while most Americans are gearing up to enjoy the big game, 25 homeless Veterans in Phoenix are attending a housing briefing to receive a voucher for rental assistance for an apartment of their choice in the community. These 25 men and women were among the 1,266 Veterans that received services at the Arizona StandDown Friday through Sunday, February 3-5, at the Phoenix Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The Arizona StandDown is an annual three day event that brings together the Valley’s homeless and at-risk military veterans to connect them with services in one location. Available services include VA health care and mental health services, clothing, meals, IDs and drivers licenses, court services and legal assistance, showers and haircuts, emergency shelter, transitional and permanent housing and much more. Read more