The AZ Landlord Incentive Project (ALIP) helps Arizona Landlords support statewide efforts to provide safe, affordable housing for individuals and families, ending their homelessness. ALIP helps Landlords by reducing vacancies by providing regular referrals of eligible, screened individuals, and compensating them for physical damages or vacancies related to leasing to individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
In exchange, all you need to do is:
Throughout the United States, communities have successfully reduced the number of people experiencing homelessness. The key to this effort has been the use of “Housing First” strategies that place people experiencing homelessness into housing and apartments as soon as possible with adequate housing based service supports. This strategy has been shown to successfully help end homelessness, particularly for individuals with serious mental health, physical disabilities, or substance abuse issues. While there are housing programs to cover rental subsidies, it is often difficult to find rental properties willing to lease to people with a history of homelessness due to the perceived stigma and risks including:
The ALIP program provides landlords with additional support when leasing to tenants experiencing homelessness who are participating with Housing Subsidy programs. Participating Housing Subsidy Providers will provide referrals of eligible tenants with rental assistance funds. ALIP provides supplementary funds to mitigate potential economic losses that might arise from damages or unfulfilled leases related to serving individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
Operation Deep Freeze (ODF) is Tucson's winter severe-weather emergency shelter for people experiencing homelessness. ODF goes into effect when weather predictions are for overnight temperatures of 40°F or lower with rain, 35°F or lower without rain, or when wind chill factors indicate a health hazard from exposure. You do not need an ID or a TB card to participate in ODF.