What is CDBG? 

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a federal grant program by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  CDBG is a formula grant allocated to local governments for the purpose of developing viable urban communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expanding economic opportunities principally for persons of low and moderate income.

Each year the City of Chino Hills receives approximately $400,000 of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from HUD for local community development, housing activities, and public services.  The City administers the distribution of funds to service providers and for capital projects.  Regulations governing the CDBG program require that each activity undertaken with CDBG funds meet one of the following three national objectives:

  • Benefit people with low and moderate incomes
  • Aid in the prevention or elimination of slums and blight
  • Meet an urgent need (such as earthquakes, flood, or hurricane relief)

The following activities and services have been funded with CDBG funds:

  • Domestic Violence Assistance
  • Adult Literacy Services
  • Landlord/Tenant Mediation Services
  • Food Assistance Program
  • Home Improvement Program
  • Los Serranos Infrastructure Improvement

For fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2022, the City of Chino Hills proposes the utilization of CDBG funds to implement the programs listed below: 

Public Service Programs:
Chino Hills Library$   11,000
House of Ruth$   15,000
Inland Fair Housing & Mediation Board$     7,000
Chino Neighborhood House$   12,535
Heart2Serve$   12,000
Project Chela$     5,000
Grant Administration$   88,000
Home Improvement Grant Program$   25,000
Community Improvement Projects$ 292,195
                                                          TOTAL$ 468,170


The City contracts with Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board to provide fair housing services.  The agency works to fulfill a mission of protecting the quality of life in Chino Hills by ensuring equal access to housing opportunities, fostering diversity, and preserving dignity and human rights.  If you have been a victim of housing discrimination, call 909-984-2254 x175 or go to the Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board site.

Public Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Chino Hills has prepared its draft FY 2021-2022 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Community Development Block Grant Program.  The report identifies the level of progress and accomplishments in meeting the priorities (goals) and objectives of the City’s Consolidated Plan (ConPlan). To the degree possible, the information in the CAPER reflects information for housing and community development projects that occurred in the City’s jurisdiction over a twelve-month period, even if the City was not the lead agency. The types of activities that the funds were expended primarily benefited low-income persons and included: public service projects, fair housing assistance, and community improvement projects. Citizens and groups are encouraged to submit written or verbal comments on the CAPER during the 15-day comment period that begins on September 12, 2022 and ends September 26, 2022. Questions and written comments regarding the CAPER may be addressed to the following: City of Chino Hills, Community Services Department, Attn: Alma Hernandez, 14000 City Center Drive, Chino Hills, CA 91709, (909) 364-2717 or email  

CDBG Program Documents