General Information

Contact Dept

  • Phone:
    (559) 600-4078
  • Fax:
    (559) 600-4548
  • Address:
    2220 Tulare Street, 6th floor
    Fresno, CA 93721
  • Permits & Zoning Phone:
    (559) 600-4540
  • New Permits & Zoning Fax:
    (559) 455-4700
  • Email Department

Affordable Housing Programs

 

Affordable Housing  

Housing Assistance Rehabilitation Program (HARP)

  • Provides loans to eligible low and moderate income homeowners to rehabilitate their affordable homes in the unincorporated area and partner cities, to bring the homes up to current building code health and safety standards.  Loans are currently zero interest with affordable monthly payments based upon the family's income.  The balance of the loan is due upon change of title or non-occupancy by the borrower.
  • Informational Brochure / Folleto Informacional
  • HARP Application  

Rental Rehabilitation Program (RRP) 

  • Provides loans to eligible rental housing owners with low/mod income tenants, to rehabilitate affordable rental units in the unincorporated area and partner cities, to bring the rental units up to current building code health and safety standards.  Loans are zero interest and amortized over 20-30 years (with a balloon payment at 20 years), based upon the income of the rental housing owner and the case flow of the rental project.  The balance of the loan is due upon change of title.
  • Informational Brochure / Folleto Informacional
  • RRP Application  

Homebuyer Assistance Program (HAP)

  • Provides homebuyer down payment and mortgage assistance loans to enable eligible low and moderate income families to purchase their first home in the unincorporated area and partner cities.  Homes to be purchased must meet current building code health and safety standards.  Loans are zero interest with payments deferred for 30 years or until the primary mortgage is fully paid, whichever occurs first.  The balance of the loan is due upon change of title or non-occupancy by the borrower.
  • Informational Brochure / Folleto Informacional
  • Program Overview 
  • Application Form and Instruction Sheet
  • List of Approved Lenders   

Utility Connection Program (UCP) 

  • Provides loans to eligible low and moderate income homeowners and housing owners with low/mod income tenants to connect the home to an existing sewer or water system. Rents must meet affordability requirements.  Permit fees are paid by the County with the loan providing for the connection construction cost.  Loans are zero to 3% interest depending on income eligibility, with affordable monthly payments.  The balance of the loan is due upon change of title or non-occupancy by the borrower.
  • Informational Brochure / Folleto Informacional
  • UCP Application  

Affordable Housing Development Program (AHDP)

  • Provides gap-financing loans to non-profit organizations and other eligible developers to construct new affordable housing, including both multi-family rental housing projects and single family owner-occupied housing projects.  May also be used to substantially rehabilitate existing affordable housing projects.
  • Development Application   
  • Guidance Notice 15-1

Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) 

  • Purchases foreclosed and abandoned bank-owned homes in targeted areas, rehabilitates and resells them to eligible homebuyers.  This program has concluded.
  • NSP Program webpage

Maps of Eligible Fresno County Areas

Other Information 

NEW   Property Insurance Information 

Current Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

 

For additional information, please contact the Community Development Division at:
Phone - (559) 600-4292 | Fax - (559) 600-4573


 Community Development office is located on the 8th Floor of the Fresno County Plaza
2220 Tulare Street (South/West corner of Tulare and "M" streets) in Fresno, CA
Office hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.)