Home Makeovers With CH Home Improvement Grant Program

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Chino Hills – Looking to update your home but don’t have the money to do so? Well now you can with the City of Chino Hills’ Home Improvement Grant Program that provides eligible homeowners with grants to assist in revitalizing their properties.  Eligible homeowners can receive up to $5,000 in grants. Funding for this program is provided by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant Program.

Applications for this program are available in the Community Services Department. Read the following information for eligibility criteria and eligible improvements, according to the City of Chino Hills.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Homeowner must own and occupy the single-family residence for at least one year.
  • Gross annual household income may not exceed 80% of the San Bernardino County median income adjusted for family size:

Effective March 28, 2016

Household Size                           Income*

1                                       $35,800
2                                       $40,900
3                                       $46,000
4                                       $51,100
5                                       $55,200
6                                       $59,300
7                                       $63,400
8                                       $67,500
*income limits subject to change annually

  • Property must be within the City of Chino Hills.
  • All property taxes and assessments must be current and the property must not have any recorded property or income tax liens.
  • A state and city licensed contractor must perform any home improvement work.
  • Grants are awarded “one time only” per household per address.

Eligible Improvements:
Home Improvement Grants can be used for a variety of home repairs including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Exterior Pain
  • Driveway (concrete only)
  • Door/Window Replacement
  • Roof Repairs
  • Fencing
  • Garage Door Repairs
  • Exterior Structural Repairs
  • Drainage/Septic System

For additional information, you can go to Community Services Department at 14000 City Center Drive Chino Hills, CA 91709 or call at (909) 364-27