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PRE-APPLICATIONS FOR CITY OF MESA HOUSING AUTHORITY (MHA)
Project-Based Voucher Program (site-based)
Escobedo at Verde Vista – 435 N Hibbert, Mesa, AZ 85201
La Mesita Apartments LP – 2254 W Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201

The housing assistance associated with this waitlist and program is approved for Escobedo at Verde Vista Apartments and La Mesita ONLY. Applicants MUST meet the following criteria to be eligible for the project-based voucher housing assistance: Families engaged in supportive services, Elderly, or Disabled.

Escobedo at Verde Vista, 435 N Hibbert, Mesa, AZ 85201
Escobedo at Verde Vista is a Low Income Tax Credit Property. In addition, all applicants will need to be approved for tenancy at Escobedo at Verde Vista Apartments. The applicant must meet the Chronically Homeless definition below:

An individual and/or family who has experienced at least two episodes of shelter living (emergency and/or transitional housing program) and has a substantiated need for long term case management and supportive services.

La Mesita Apartments LP, 2254 W Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201
LaMesita is a Low Income Tax Credit Property. In addition, all applicants will need to be approved for tenancy at La Mesita Apartments. The applicant must meet Chronic Homeless definition which is:

An individual and/or family who has experienced at least two episodes of shelter living (emergency and/or transitional housing program) and has a substantiated need for long term case management and supportive services.

Online Waiting List Pre-Application

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Written requests for persons with disabilities or persons needing assistance must be put in writing to the MHA Office.

Before you begin the application process, please have available your social security card, names and dates of birth of all family members. Also you will need income of all family members. Make sure you have typed correctly all information. Have paper and pen ready to write down your confirmation number.

Submit only ONE application to the City of Mesa Housing Authority (MHA). Duplicate forms will not be accepted.

Disclaimer
Applications can be received online anytime during the wait list period. Applicants will receive a confirmation number to acknowledge successful transmission of the application. By submitting this pre-application information you are not guaranteed placement on any waiting list.

Maintaining Your Status on the Waiting List
If you are added to the waiting list, you will be notified by mail when your name comes to the top of the waiting list or if we are updating our files. If you do not respond to our notifications, or your letter is returned undeliverable, your name will be removed from the waiting list. If you have a change of address, phone number, income or family size, you must notify us within 10 business days of the change. ALL CHANGES MUST BE IN WRITING. No changes will be taken over the phone. Please include your social security number on any correspondence.

Eligibility

  • An applicant must qualify as an individual or family as defined by MHA.
  • Head of household must be at least 18 years of age at the time of this pre-application or an emancipated minor by a court of competent jurisdiction, consistent with Arizona law.
  • Family must have annual income at the time of admission that does not exceed the established income limits at the time of admission according to the maximum income by family size established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (USHUD).
  • Applicant and all adult members of the family must pass a criminal background check.
  • Applicant or any member of the family that has ever been convicted of manufacturing or producing methamphetamine on the premises of any federally-assisted housing or any family household member that is subject to a lifetime registration requirement under a state sex offender registration program will not be eligible for housing assistance.
  • Applicant and all members of the family must provide documentation of social security numbers for all family members or certify that they do not have social security numbers at the time of initial eligibility interview.
  • Applicant and all members of the family must meet USHUD requirements on citizenship or immigration status.
  • Applicant or any member of the family who currently owes rent or other amounts to MHA or any other housing authority will not be offered assistance until the outstanding balance is paid in full.

The City of Mesa Housing Authority does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, marital status, familial status, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, ancestry, or sexual orientation in the access to, admission into, or employment in, housing programs or activities.


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