Homeowner Programs

Housing Rehabilitation Program (HRP) 

Row of houses

The City of Fontana is offering grants and deferred loans for the rehabilitation of owner-occupied, single-family dwellings. Repairs must be done in accordance with the City's program guidelines and homeowner reimbursements are not allowed.

A maximum one-time grant in the amount of $5,000 shall be provided to eligible low and moderate-income owners. Seniors (62+) or households who have very low income (below 50% AMI) are eligible for a $10,000 grant.

In addition to the grant, loans up to $20,000 shall be made available to homeowners based on the amount of equity on their property. Loans will carry a 0% interest rate. Loans become payable upon of sale, refinance or transfer of the property. Homeowners who have a reverse mortgage are only eligible for the grant.

To Qualify:

  • Applicant must meet the annual household gross income established by HUD for the program regardless if they are getting the grant and/or loan.

2021 Income Limits by Household Size
Effective June 1, 2021

Household SizeGROSS Income Limit 
(80% AMI)
1$44,250
2$50,600
3$56,900
4$63,200
5$68,300
6$73,350
7$78,400
8$83,450
  • Applicant must occupy and be the homeowner of the property to be rehabilitated.
  • Income documentation will be required for all adults (18+) that live in the home, regardless of their financial contribution to the household.
  • Property must be a single-family dwelling (No mobile homes, Condos, etc.)

Some Eligible Repairs:

  • Paint- In and Outside Property
  • Window Replacement
  • New Flooring - Carpet, Tile, Etc.
  • Kitchen Cabinets
  • Bathroom Remodel
  • Roof Replacement/Repairs
  • Electrical Repairs

Application:

Applicants can download the application and the Lead-Based Paint brochure. The application package, including required documents, can be submitted in person or by mail to the Housing Department:

Application review timing will vary depending on completeness of application and required documentation submitted. Applications will be reviewed and processed on a First-Come, First-Served basis.

For more information or a paper application, please contact Mary Aguilar at (909) 350-6786 or by email at maguilar@fontana.org.

Spanish speakers, please call (909) 350-6720.

Program Participants' Home Repairs:

Before and After of kitchen cabinets
Before and After of house
Before and After of brick wall