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.
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.
California COVID-19 Rent Relief Program for Unpaid Rent and Utilities
The statewide CA COVID-19 Rent Relief” program, also commonly referred to as “Housing is Key,” helps income-eligible households with 100% of rent and utilities, for both past and future amounts owed. Both renters and landlords can apply for assistance. Review income eligibility and apply at housing.ca.gov or by calling (833) 430-2122.
California Mortgage Relief Program for Housing Payments
The State of California has launched the California Mortgage Relief Program to provide a one-time grant to qualified homeowners who have fallen behind on their housing payments or reverse mortgage arrearages during the COVID-19 pandemic. $1 billion in federal relief funds are available to help eligible homeowners. The program is free and the funds do not need to be repaid. Learn more about eligibility requirements and how to apply at CAMortgageRelief.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board Site.
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.