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The Glendale Community Action Program administers the following financial assistance programs for people that are experiencing a temporary crisis resulting in a loss of income or increased expenses making it difficult to meet basic needs: rent/mortgage assistance, utility assistance and homeless assistance. 

According to the city’s website, “Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, we are experiencing an extremely high volume of requests for rent and utility assistance and there are hundreds of applications pending eligibility review.”

To apply or for more information, visit

Applications are processed in the order received. Submitting complete documentation is crucial.  

If payments are already past due, communicating with the landlord/property manager or utility company about your situation is critical.

Each program has multiple funding sources with various income eligibility requirements. 

The Maricopa County Human Services Department also provides emergency assistance for up to a period of three consecutive months to households that meet the income requirements and demonstrate a financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  

For more information or to request assistance,  call 602-506-2000.