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The City of Flagstaff Housing Authority administers the following programs:
- The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program - Currently closed to new applications
- The Public Housing Program - Open to applications
- The Housing Authority also manages Clark Homes, an affordable rental housing development - Open to applications
If you are seeking other services, review the Flagstaff Resource Guide available here. You can find information on immediate housing, emergency rental assistance, and utility assistance at our Emergency Housing page here and additional rental information on our Affordable Renting page here. The Housing Authority can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (928) 213-2730.
Seeking COVID-19 Information?
- Renter & Landlord Resources are available by clicking here.
- The COVID-19 Social Safety-Net Services Coalition Resource Guide is available here.
- City of Flagstaff COVID-19 information is available at flagstaff.az.gov/4299/COVID-19.
- Coconino County maintains an active page on COVID-19 at coconino.az.gov/2294/COVID-19-Information.
- If you are seeking support for your APS bill, see this press release.
- For vaccine information, go to coconino.az.gov/2547/Vaccine-Info.
Recurring Updates and Events for Residents & Voucher Holders
The Area Median Income (AMI) values are processed by the Department on Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and are updated in May. The current AMI chart is available here.
Flat Rent for Public Housing is updated in September and takes effect in October. Notices are included in the October newsletter to public housing residents. Current flat rent notice is available here.
The Payment Standard for Section 8 HCV is typically reviewed in September and implemented in October. Notice goes out with the winter Section 8 newsletter. Current Payment Standards are available on the Section 8 page.
The Utility Allowance for Public Housing is generally updated in December and is typically included in the January public housing newsletter.
- Housing Section Pamphlet
- City of Flagstaff Housing Authority Annual Plan for FY2022 (PDF)
- Flagstaff Affordable Housing Needs Assessment (from Housing Solutions of Northern Arizona)
- Housing Authority Five Year Plan 2020 and Presentation
- Reasonable Accommodation Form for Section 8
- Reasonable Accommodation Form for Low-Income Public Housing
- Step-by-Step Guide for Submitting the Alternate Contact Form (HUD Form 92006)
- Section 8 Security Deposit Assistance Program (SDAP) Policy (PDF)
The mission of the Flagstaff Housing Authority is to assist low-income families with safe, decent, and affordable housing opportunities as they strive to improve the quality of their lives. The Housing Authority is committed to operating in an efficient, ethical, and professional manner. The Housing Authority will create and maintain partnerships with its clients and appropriate community organizations in order to accomplish this mission.
To contact the CFHA, email email@example.com or call (928) 213-2730. Changes to waiting list or participant files must be submitted in writing (including via email or the online application portal). You can apply at flagaz.myhousing.com/ and submit changes to an existing file by registering and logging into flagaz.myhousing.com/Account/Login..
Board of Commissioners Meetings
The City of Flagstaff Housing Authority is overseen by a board of commissioners. Meetings are typically the third Thursday of the month at 10:00 am. Residents of the City of Flagstaff and program participants (for whom certain seats are dedicated) are encouraged to apply. At this time, our meetings are remote via Microsoft Teams.
- If you would like to attend a board meeting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org so that the meeting link can be provided.
- Meeting agendas are available online. Meeting links are also found at the top of the agenda.
- Meeting minutes are archived online.
- Learn more at the Boards & Commissions page.
- Admissions and Continued Occupancy Plan (ACOP) for Public Housing - Effective October 17, 2020
- Housing Section Pamphlet
- Section 8 Administrative Plan
- Housing Authority Five Year Plan 2020 and Presentation
Maintenance: Public Housing and Clark Homes
News & Announcements
Restricted Lobby Access During COVID-19 Pandemic
The Flagstaff Housing Authority staff will be working remotely as much as possible and the lobby at 3481 N Fanning Drive will be closed during April in observance of the Governor's Executive Order to "Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected." While staff will continue to respond to communication (phone and email are preferred), the door is locked and will remain so until further notice. We are attempting to minimize face-to-face contact to protect the health of staff, residents, and the public. This is done to prevent exposure to COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus).
Rent: If you wish to drop off rent, please use the mail slot. If your payment is less than the balance due, you will be contacted immediately. Receipts will be mailed for all transactions.
Appointments: The lobby is closed and all appointments must be scheduled in advance. Coordinate with your specialist about their expectations at this time. If you do not have your specialist's contact information, call (928) 213-2730 or email email@example.com. Your communication will be directed to them.
Change Reports/Interim Recertifications: Submit change reports via email whenever possible, including your full name. Change reports are also available outside the lobby door. We will work with participants to the best of our ability to manage rent responsibilities as households' income and expenses change. Please report in a timely fashion. If you do not know your case worker's contact information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (928) 213-2730.
Applications and Document Deliveries: If you wish to provide documents, review them for completeness before submission, and submit them through the mail slot. You may also mail them to 3481 N Fanning Dr., Flagstaff, AZ 86004. Incomplete document packets will be returned.
Applicants: Applications are online at flagaz.myhousing.com. You can go to the My Housing Portal to maintain your application if you've already applied. Additional assistance can be provided by email email@example.com or calling (928) 213-2730 .
Thank you for your understanding. For the latest information on COVID-19, go to the Coconino County COVID-19 Collaborator Information page.
Applying for Services: Online Application
As of April 9, 2020, the Section 8 waiting list is closed to new applications. As was posted, we reached 1,500 applicants and subsequently closed.
If you wish to apply for Low-Income Public Housing, you can access the online pre-application athttps://flagaz.myhousing.com/. All applications for Public Housing must be filed electronically. Applicants are not required to come to the Housing Authority office to apply. (See also the above office restrictions.) Applicants can use any computer, tablet, or smart phone with internet access to apply, including free computers at public libraries, other social service agencies, or at the City of Flagstaff Housing Authority Office located at 3481 N Fanning Dr. Flagstaff, AZ 86004 during typical business hours.
If you are unable to file your application due to disability, please contact us as soon as possible to request a reasonable accommodation. You may write to us or come in to the office at 3481 N Fanning Drive, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004. You can also email the Housing Department. The City of Flagstaff Housing Authority will use the timestamp associated with this communication to establish your waiting list position. You may also contact Caleb Alexander at 928-213-2738 for support.
About 24 hours after you apply, applicants can register using their confirmation number and update their file athttps://flagaz.myhousing.com/Account/Login. While email is our primary means of communicating to applicants, applicants will be contacted at their mailing address on file before being removed if they fail to respond to online notices.
Clark Homes continues to accept only paper applications at this time. You can apply in person, Monday through Thursday, 8 am to noon and 1 pm to 6 pm, or on Friday, 8 am to noon If you would like an application be mailed to you, contact Amanda Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to 980 N Thorpe Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001. For more information on Clark Homes, click here.
If you have other questions, you can contact the Housing Authority at Housing Authority email or at 928-213-2730 during typical business hours.