Homeowner Resources

Homebuyer Education and Resources

Looking to buy a home? There are many resources available to show you what you need to know about buying a home. Check out HUD's website on "Buying a Home".

If you are a first time homebuyer looking to purchase a home, visit the Arizona Department of Housing's website before you go any further. Learn how to receive financial assistance through the Arizona Housing Finance Authority’s products including the Mortgage Revenue Bonds and the Mortgage Credit Certificates. 

Habitat for Humanity also offers homebuying options for area residents and potential new Apache Junction residents.

Foreclosure Prevention

Foreclosure hurts everyone, if you are facing foreclosure contact your lender immediately. It is not too late! Please visit the Arizona Department of Housing's website for help and information.

Talk to a Counselor at CAHRA (Community Action Human Resources Agency) at (520) 466-1112 or (877) 472-2472.

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency is all the rage in home renovations and construction. There are a wide variety of ways that you can help reduce the amount of energy you consume and save the environment.

  1. When considering purchasing new appliances or renovating your home go Energy Star or energy efficient. There are available tax credits, rebates and programs that help homeowners finance this earth conscience decision.
  2. Check with your utility service provider for programs that they are offering. SRP has a variety of rebates and information available on their website. 
  3. Don't forget to recycle. Wednesdays are recycling days.  The city contracts with Republic Services for trash pick-up and recycling.  For more information, visit:  Trash & Recycling Services  
  4. Make sure to properly dispose of household hazardous waste.  The city hosts events throughout the year which take place at the Public Works Yard at 575 E. Baseline Rd.  For more information, visit:  Household Hazardous Waste 
  5. Check out the list of products that have earned the Energy Star Rating at the Energy Star website for federal tax rebates and energy saving ideas. 
  6. You may wish to hire a qualified contractor to evaluate your home and make wise decisions on how to improve your home's performance. Check out the Building Performance Institute website for information.
  7. Community Action Human Resource Agency (CAHRA) is the recipient of weatherization funding. This program may help homeowners with weatherizing their homes. Call (520) 466-1112 for an application. Income eligibility requirements apply.
  8. If you are renovating your home and have good quality items / materials / products to donate, call Stardust Building (480) 668-0566. They will pick it up!