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Dec23, 2018

Direct Deposit – ACH Payments

By |December 23rd, 2018|

Checks are so 20th century. Did you know that 73% of the landlords that participate in the HOM housing programs receive their housing assistance payments via ACH?  An Automated Clearing House (ACH) is an electronic funds-transfer system run by the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA).  This system makes receiving your rent extremely fast and easy, with same-day settlement of most, if not all, ACH transactions. When you receive your housing assistance payment(s) via ACH, we also send a detailed itemization to you via email [...]

Nov20, 2018

Getting Paid for Tenant-Caused Damages and Vacancy Loss

By |November 20th, 2018|

We don’t have to tell you that tenants don’t always leave their units in pristine condition when they move out. You understand that this is part of the business. The good news is that most of the housing programs that we operate allow us to cover some amount of tenant-caused damages, unpaid rent and even vacancy loss. There is a process and some limitations, so let’s review. Programs and Damage Claim Features Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) Programs Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) Programs Tenant-Caused Damages Up to [...]

Oct31, 2018

HOM Housing Programs: PSH and RRH…What’s the Difference?

By |October 31st, 2018|

We believe individuals, families and communities are safer, healthier and stronger when everyone has a home. At HOM, we are dedicated to building communities where the promise of home is a reality for everyone. We can’t make good on that promise without landlords to participate in our housing programs.  To help provide current and useful information about the housing programs to our landlords, we are re-committing to our blog and will send out a new post primarily directed at landlords every month. Topics will include [...]

Apr30, 2018

Time for a Refresh

By |April 30th, 2018|

On July 1, 2018, we begin our 25th year of providing permanent housing solutions to end homelessness in Maricopa County. While much has changed since we launched in 1994, one thing remains the same: our unwavering commitment to provide safe, permanent, affordable housing to our most vulnerable neighbors in our communities. Our 25th anniversary brings with it a few big changes that we’re excited to share with you now and in the coming days and weeks. First, we’re moving!  Our team of 28 rock stars [...]

Mar10, 2015

HOM Leadership Team

By |March 10th, 2015|

Our little team at HOM isn't so little anymore. We've been fortunate to work with our community partners to expand permanent housing solutions to homelessness in Maricopa County in the past couple of years and have expanded our team as a result.

Feb15, 2013

Desert Leaf Apartments – New Permanent Supportive Housing

By |February 15th, 2013|

We are proud to partner with A New Leaf Cottages to bring 18 new units of permanent supportive housing to Mesa in Desert Leaf Apartments.  This project was made possible through a unique regional collaboration between the cities of Phoenix and Mesa. Permanent supportive housing is an innovative and proven solution that combines affordable housing with services that help people who face the most complex challenges to live with stability, autonomy and dignity (Corporation for Supportive Housing). […]

Dec11, 2012

5th Graders Bring Holiday Cheer to Formerly Homeless Veterans

By |December 11th, 2012|

A core value at HOM, Inc., is giving back to the communities that we live and work in. It’s in our mission statement, but we also put our money where our mouth is by allowing team members to take up to four hours of paid volunteer time each week. Many of our team members use this benefit to volunteer their time and talents with organizations that are improving our communities. […]