Our Successes

The Phoenix IDA's primary goal is to positively impact vulnerable populations and underserved communities through multiple strategies such as bond financing, investments, and down payment assistance to advance homeownership. We are proud to share our successes.

Bond Financing
The Phoenix IDA serves as a conduit issuer of private activity bonds, which attract private investment to finance projects that provide a public benefit. The Phoenix IDA issued more than $1.9 billion in bonds between 2009-2017 for a broad range and scope of undertakings including educational and healthcare facilities, multifamily housing complexes, and nonprofit-related projects.

View our bond transactions.

Home Ownership
The Phoenix IDA advances responsible low- to moderate-income homeownership through various programs to strengthen communities and the economy. Programs include the Home in Five Advantage program, which offers homebuyers competitively priced loans through local lenders for new or existing homes, in addition to 3 percent down payment and closing cost assistance.

  • US Bank recognized the Home in Five Advantage program as its third most successful down payment assistance program across the nation behind only California and Nevada.

  • Raymond James Financial, a Fortune 500 company, and a partner in our Home in Five Advantage program, showcased the impact of our collaboration in the Raymond James National Annual Report 2016.

Community Development
The Phoenix IDA Board of Directors established the Community Development Fund to make investments in programs and projects that benefit and support the city of Phoenix and its residents. During in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, the Phoenix IDA awarded $1,000,500 to 19 nonprofit organizations for education, health innovation, and community and economic development.
 
These awards were decided through a competitive application process administered by the Arizona Community Foundation.

View our awards to Phoenix nonprofits.