Clark Homes

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What is Clark Homes? 

Clark Homes is an affordable rental property, managed by the City of Flagstaff Housing Authority. Clark Homes has 1-4 bedroom homes available. Clark Homes strives to be a drug-free and crime-free community that is safe and comfortable for families of all sizes. Clark has a skilled maintenance crew on staff to respond to any maintenance needs residents may experience. Units are inspected regularly to ensure that they are in compliance with federal health and safety regulations, and all maintenance needs are taken care of. 

Clark Homes
980 North Thorpe Drive
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Amanda Thomas
Housing Specialist
(928) 779-1247

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Frequently Asked Questions about Clark Homes

Applying for Clark Homes

If you wish to apply for Clark Homes, contact the Housing Specialist, Amanda Thomas, at or by mail at 990 North Thorpe Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, and request an application be mailed to you. Request for applications must be in writing. At this time, the Clark Homes front desk is closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

Who is Eligible?

Clark Homes is limited to low-income families and individuals. The Housing Authority determines your eligibility based on:

  1. Households must be at or below the 50% Area Median Income (AMI, click for chart);
  2. Whether you qualify as elderly (62 years of age or older), a person with a disability or handicap, or as a family; 
  3. If the adult members of your household submit a criminal background check free of drug,and violence related charges during the past three years; and
  4. The household must pass a credit check for rental, homeowner, or utility issues for the past three (3) years, including bankruptcies that have not been discharged.

If you are eligible, the Housing Authority will check your references to make sure you and your family will be good tenants. The Housing Authority will deny admission to any applicant whose habits and practices may be expected to have a detrimental effect on other tenants or on the project’s environment.

How long is the Waiting List?

For Flagstaff residents, the average wait time is currently 6 months to 2 years depending on the bedroom size your family qualifies for. However, this amount of time could vary depending on a variety of factors.

Are there any selection preferences?

Based on a point system, points are awarded for residency, housing need and current victims of domestic violence or those displaced by domestic violence. Points will be awarded at time of application. 

How is Rent Determined?

Residents’ monthly rent is based on the family’s anticipated gross annual income less deductions, if any. Annual income is the anticipated total income from all sources received from the family head and spouse, and each additional member of the family 18 years of age or older. Rent is 30% of the monthly adjusted income.

Are any Utilities included in the monthly rent payment? 

Clark Homes pays for water, sewage and trash.

How long can families and individuals stay in Clark Homes?

In general, residents may stay in Clark Homes as long as they comply with the lease.

When can you apply?

You can apply at the Clark Homes office between the hours of 8:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 6:00pm Monday through Thursdays and 8:00am to 12:00pm on Fridays. If you are unable to come to the office to fill out the application, you can mail in a written request for an application to be mailed to you. Written requests can be mailed to: 980 N. Thorpe Rd., Flagstaff, AZ 86001.

How can you check your status on the Waiting List?

Status updates cannot be given out over the phone. You can check your status on the waiting list by coming into the office or by submitting a written request for a status update. While on the waiting list, we ask that you please report all changes regarding contact information, household composition, employment and income either in writing, in person, or via email, so as to keep your file current.

Further Questions?

For more information, contact the Clark Homes Director, Kurt Aldinger, by email or call Housing Specialist, Amanda Thomas at Clark Homes at (928) 779-1247

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What do residents at Clark Homes need to know?

When do I need to report changes?

All changes in employment, income, and household composition must be reported within ten (10) days. Fill out the Change Report form and turn it in to the office either in writing, in person, or via email to

How do I submit a work order?

In order to submit a work order, call the main office at (928) 779-1247. A maintenance staff person will respond to your request as soon as they are able. 

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