Housing

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There are numerous public programs available to Chino Hills Residents that provide assistance in obtaining housing and loans, down payment and/or rental assistance, debt and foreclosure counseling, and obtaining home improvement grants.

Browse the information provided below and click on the links to obtain more detailed information on the various housing topics.

When and if new programs and grants become available, the information will be updated on this web page.

Rental Assistance

Housing rental assistance is available through the County of San Bernardino through Section 8 assistance, and the Home-Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) Program. There are also affordable housing units in Chino Hills at the Heights Apartments which are required to meet affordable housing requirements for 25 units.

Rental Assistance Program Information There are several agencies that provide homeowner and down payment assistance, loans, and homeowner preparation and education.

Purchasing Assistance Information

CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Program for Unpaid Rent and Utilities

The CA COVID-19 Rent Relief program provides financial assistance for unpaid and/or future rent and utilities to income-eligible California renters and their landlords who have been impacted by COVID-19. Both renters and landlords can check eligibility and apply for assistance by visiting housing.ca.gov or by calling 833-430-2122 toll-free, seven days a week.

San Bernardino County Rent Relief Partnership for Renters and Landlords

San Bernardino County has established an emergency rental assistance program that will disperse more than $46.8 million in rental assistance to residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and economic shutdown. The San Bernardino County Rent Relief Partnership, established with Inland SoCal 211+, helps income-eligible households with up to 12 months of both past and future rent amounts owed. Both renters and landlords can apply for assistance. Applicants can apply for money over accused from March 13, 2020, to present and the program will be available through December 31, 2021, or until all funds are exhausted (See flyer information below). Review income eligibility and apply at sbcrentrelief.com or by calling (909) 327-3187.

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Fair Housing

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.

Landlord/Tenant Mediation Services

The City contracts with Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board (IFHMB) to provide landlord/tenant mediation services.  They provide information about landlord/tenant rights and responsibilities.  They also have trained mediators to mediate conflicts between tenants and landlords.   

To contact IFHMB call 1-800-321-0911, email info@ifhmb.com, or visit Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board Site.

Home Improvement

The City-wide Home Improvement Grant Program provides eligible homeowners with grants to assist in revitalizing their properties. Funding is provided by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant Program. Grants will be available in the amount of $5,000. Applications are available in the Community Services Department.

Home Improvement Grant Program Eligibility Requirements