Following submission of an application
, Housing Department staff will determine program eligibility and contact the applicant to inspect the property. If the problem identified is an eligible emergency, state-licensed contractors will be asked to bid on the project. Following which, a contractor will be selected and repair work will commence.
If the City determines that the repair work is a non-emergency or minor repair, the applicant will be referred to the Fontana Oldtimers Foundation Home Repair Program
, which also provides free repairs to senior citizens and lower-income homeowners.
Only work that is considered an emergency
(crucial to health or safety) is eligible through this program.
Examples of eligible repairs include:
- Unsanitary plumbing conditions
- Hazardous electrical
- Sewer line or septic tank failure
- Unsafe structural conditions
- Catastrophic damage (tree or car into house)
Examples of non-eligible repairs include:
- Roofing and roof repairs
- Fence repair
- Termite damage
All repairs must be approved by the City of Fontana Housing Department. Any additional expense exceeding the program maximum will be the sole responsibility of the property owner. For more information call (909) 350-6750.
Fontana Oldtimers Foundation Contact Information
8572 Sierra Ave.
Fontana, CA 92335