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Housing Program 

Residential Rehabilitation Program
The City of El Centro is offering assistance to owner-occupants to rehabilitate their homes through the City's CDBG, HOME and CALHOME Programs. This program is designed to provide qualified households with a low interest rate loan to rehabilitate their single family dwelling in the City of EL Centro. Documentation needed for Residential Rehabilitation Program Interview.

First Time Home Buyer Program
The City of El Centro is offering down payment assistance to eligible applicants.

 Do you feel you have been a victim of Housing Discrimination?
We want to hear from you about your experience with fair housing issued and concerns. Please take a moment to fill in the following Fair Housing Survey.
Fair Housing Information for New Developments
New multi-family housing with four or more units in a building, in the vast majority of cases, must meet the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act:


 Zoning Activities Are Also Covered Under Fair Housing Laws
Link to Fair Housing Act information as it relates to 

Additional HUD Fair Housing Information

HUD information on Fair Housing as it relates to Senior Housing
Federal and State laws provide for protection against discrimination, for more information portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD
For Landlord/Tenant Mediation information
To contact the Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board
City of El Centro
Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice
and Fair Housing Action Plan
The City of El Centro annual receives funds from the Federal Community Development lock Grant (CDBG) program.  An Affirmatively Furtherin Fair Housing (AFFH) certification is required of cities and counties that receive funds from this program. To maintain the City of El Centro's compliance with the AFFH certification, the below Analysis of Impediments has been prepared for the time period from FY 2019/20 - FY 2023/24.
 Housing Conditions and Vacant Land Survey
In 2015, the City of El Centro completed a survey of housing conditions and vacant land in the City of El Centro.  The final report is available below.