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City of El Centro

2018-2019 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

for the Community Development Block Grant Program


Notice is hereby given that the City of El Centro has prepared the CAPER for FY 2018-2019.  The CAPER provides an assessment of the City's performance in meeting Fiscal Year 2018-2019 housing and community development goals as outlined in the previously adopted Fiscal Year 2018-2019 One-Year Action Plan. A copy of the CAPER is required to be made available to the public for review and comment for a fifteen (15) day period.  The draft CAPER is available for download through the below link.  It is also available at the following locations:


·       City Clerk’s Office, 1275 Main Street, El Centro, CA 

·       Community Services Department-Economic Development Division,

1249 Main Street, El Centro, CA

·       Community Center, 375 South 1st Street, El Centro, CA

·       Public Library, 1140 No. Imperial Avenue , El Centro, CA


The public review period is from September 4, 2018 to September 19, 2019. 



Draft 2018-19 CAPER



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