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​​The city's Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and is available for low-income individuals and families to provide safe and decent affordable housing. Program participants pay at least 30 percent of their monthly income toward their rent to a private landlord of their choice and the program will p​ay the landlord the remaining balance of the rent. Please note, the Phoenix HCV Waiting List is currently closed. 

Office  location:
830 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, AZ 85034

Important Phone Numbers:
Customer Service: 602-534-1974

Setting up an appointment:
602-262-6040 or S8appointment@phoenix.gov
Porting into the City of Phoenix:
602-262-4457 or S8portability@phoenix.gov
Owners/Landlords: section8landlord@phoenix.gov
Finance: S8finance@phoenix.gov​
Applicants: S8intake@phoenix.gov​

Fax: 602-534-4243​

Quadel Phoenix Contact Information


Program​​ Resources​



​The city of Phoenix has been awarded 863 vouchers to provide housing to homeless veterans under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH). This program combines HUD Housing Choice Voucher Program rental assistance for homeless veterans with case management and clinical services provided by the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC).
The case managers at the local VAMC are responsible for referring eligible homeless veterans to the city -- interested homeless veterans should contact their local VAMC directly.  If you are a homeless veteran and want to be connected to VA services and pro​grams and other community services call  1-877-4AID VET (877-424-3838).

Housin​g Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)

The city of P​hoenix is the grantee for the federal formula grant Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Program and administers HOPWA funded activities for residents of Maricopa and Pinal Counties.  For information about these services, contact the Care Directions Housing Information Services program at 602-264-2273. The Housing Information Specialist will match housing needs with appropriate housing providers in Maricopa and Pinal Counties. View the HOPWA Fact Sheet​​​

Program News

Phoenix Housing Increases Incentive Payments to Section 8 Landlords

February 16, 2022

On Wednesday, Feb. 16, the Phoenix City Council voted 9-0 to increase the landlord incentive amount from $500 to $2,000 for landlords who enter into a Section 8 Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) contract.

Read the full press release

Download the Landlord Incentive Program flyer


Owners: Earn $1,500 Per Leased Unit in Our EHV Owner Incentive Program

August 1, 2021

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As of August 1, 2021, the City of Phoenix Housing Choice Voucher Program began offering a $1,500 bonus to landlords who sign a new lease with a participant using an Emergency Housing Voucher.​ For more information email section8landlord@phoenix.gov​ or call 602-534-1974.​

Download the EHV Landlord Incentive Program flyer​


Public Notice: Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHV)

August 5, 2021

There are new resources available for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. These resources are accessible through Coordinated Entry.  If you are experiencing homelessness or know someone who is, learn more about the EHV Qualifying Categories and the Coordinated Entry process.​​

Section 8 Office Temporarily Using Appointment-Only System Effective April 1​​

April 1, 2020

In order to keep families and staff safe, we have implemented an appointment-only system effective Wednesday, April 1.  Please keep in mind that the Section 8 waiting list is closed.  If you are currently a part of the program, the best way to make an appointment is to directly contact your Housing Specialist by calling or emailing the staff listed on the attached Quadel Phoenix Contact Information. ​
Current participants and owners can also email our dedicated appointment mail at​ S8appointment@phoenix.gov or call our dedicated appointment phone line at 602-262-6040.​​​

In addition, new email ID’s have been created for participants and landlords to electronically send in information. A secure drop box is installed for participants to drop off information or they can send it electronically. The city will be paying all landlords timely through direct deposits (ACH payments) and is encouraging all landlords to sign up for electronic payments versus receiving a check.

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The City of Phoenix Housing Authority does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability or familial status in admission or access to its programs.  If you need to request a reasonable accommodation or free​ language translation services, please email your Housing Representative or call our reception service at 602-534-1974 for your representative.

For TTY or other such accommodations please use 7-1-1 Friendly. ​

​Para solicitar alojamiento razonable o servicios gratuitos de traducción de idiomas, llame al 602-534-1974. Para la línea TTY u otros servicios similares, debe tener compatibilidad con 7-1-1.