No Place Like HOM
Knowing the past opens the door to our future.
Our company’s history began almost three decades ago in response to the behavioral health system’s need for specialized housing expertise. This program provided housing for 300 individuals with a serious mental illness (SMI) who were experiencing homelessness. We knew this would be no small feat as the stigma and discrimination towards individuals experiencing homelessness and behavioral health disorders was extremely pervasive and entrenched in our society; however, we also knew this was an opportunity for change. We recognized our leadership could give this vulnerable [...]
HOM – the Largest Administrator of Rapid Re-Housing Programs in the State of Arizona
Ashley is like the majority of Arizonans: while she has never had much money to speak of, she never would have thought her and her kids would become homeless. But, after losing her partner – the main breadwinner of the family – to illness, it was just a matter of time until medical and personal bills piled up. She found herself behind on rent and soon had an eviction letter on her door. Ashley and her family were desperately in need of help. Ashley does [...]
As the holiday season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and our collective collaborations in the fight to end homelessness. Together with our partners and colleagues, we helped over 7,600 individuals and families this year. It’s been quite a year for us all! We hope that this year has been just as memorable for you, your colleagues, and your loved ones. In 2023, we continue our dedication to make the promise of home a reality for everyone. We look [...]
Something New: Find Your Housing Specialist Page is Live!
It's now easier than ever to get in contact with us! The new Find Your Housing Specialist page at hominc.com/find enables you to locate email, phone number, and supervisory information about your Housing Specialist. Searching is easy as 1, 2, 3: Click the button "Find Your Housing Specialist" on Our Team page Select your county from the interactive map of Arizona From the drop-down, select your housing program and identifier That's it! You'll be sent to a page with your Housing Specialist's contact information!
HOM, Inc. Joins Broad Effort to Observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month
HOM, Inc. announced its participation in National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. This year's theme is "Disability: Part of the Equity Equation." The history of National Disability Employment Awareness Month traces back to 1945 when Congress enacted a law declaring the first week in October each year "National Employ [...]
AHP One Year Anniversary
Oct. 1, 2022, marks the one-year anniversary of ABC (Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation) and HOM serving as the single statewide housing administrator of the AHCCCS Housing Program (AHP). Today, AHP serves approximately 2,400 households in three housing program models throughout Arizona: Scattered Sites (1,453 households), Community Living Program assistance (840 households), and Project Based Vouchers (PBV) at new affordable housing developments (74 households). ABC and HOM also administer approximately $1.2 million annually in eviction prevention and move-in assistance with AHP funding. AHCCCS awarded ABC [...]
HOM Selected for the 2022 “Top Companies to Work for in Arizona” List
HOM, Inc. named a “Top Companies to Work for in Arizona" for two years in a row. Arizona Capitol Times, Best Companies Group and BestCompaniesAZ announced today that HOM, Inc. has earned a spot on the 10th annual list of 2022 Top Companies to Work for in Arizona for the second consecutive year. This highly selective list is the result of anonymous and comprehensive employee surveys measuring culture, work environment, leadership, and employee pride and satisfaction, combined with rigorous evaluations of workplace practices, policies, [...]
HOM Introduces Threshold
Without enough housing, not everyone has a place to live. Property owners and managers literally have the keys to end homelessness, but those keys are in short supply right now. With rents and vacancies at historic levels, it is much more difficult for people to secure safe and affordable housing in our communities. That includes the individuals and families in our housing programs. We have worked hard over 28 years to develop an extensive network of property owners and managers to participate in our [...]
HOM is proud to support Junior Achievement of Arizona
Throughout it’s 27 years, HOM has lived it’s ‘why’ of building stronger communities by giving back in many ways, big and small, to help various nonprofit organizations fulfill their own missions. To expand its efforts, HOM recently committed to supporting a local nonprofit doing work statewide to create brighter futures and stronger communities across Arizona. HOM is proud to sponsor Junior Achievement of Arizona (JAAZ), which is helping empower Arizona's students for success in work and life through a variety of career readiness and entrepreneurship programs, ready to help our communities thrive well into the future. As a statewide [...]
HOM Selected for the 2021 “Top Companies to Work for in Arizona” List
PHOENIX, AZ – Arizona Capitol Times, Best Companies Group and BestCompaniesAZ announced in early July that HOM, Inc. (HOM) has earned a spot on the 9th annual list of 2021 Top Companies to Work for in Arizona. This highly selective list is the result of anonymous and comprehensive employee surveys measuring culture, work environment, leadership, and employee pride and satisfaction, combined with rigorous evaluations of workplace practices, policies, perks and demographics. “This year, 100 companies were selected based on the results of a very [...]