Housing Rehabilitation Program

As part of an ongoing effort to preserve and enhance its residential neighborhoods, the City of Fountain Valley is offering federal and state funded home improvement grants, rebates and loans to qualified homeowners. Eligible improvements include:
  • Accessibility modifications
  • Interior / exterior painting
  • Plumbing, electrical and heating systems
  • Roofing
  • Room additions in over-crowded situations
  • Stucco repair
  • Termite eradication and damage repair
  • Weatherization
Available Programs
The City of Fountain Valley implements several home improvement programs to assist qualified low and moderate income homeowners in making needed repairs to their owner-occupied homes. These programs include the Single-Family Home Grant, and Rebate programs, and the Mobile home Rehabilitation Grant and Rebate Programs and Single Family residential Loan Program is currently not available.

Qualified households of single-family residences may receive assistance under a maximum of 2 of the city's home improvement programs. Households that qualify for participation in multiple programs may choose to use both sources of assistance simultaneously or on separate occasions.

Single Family Home Grant Program
Under the City of Fountain Valley Single-Family Home Grant Program, qualified low income homeowners may receive a grant of up to $9,500 for eligible repairs. The homeowner is not required to pay back any portion of the financial assistance received under this program. Grants are a 1 time only form of assistance. The Single-Family Home Programs are funded through a grant received from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

To view the Home Improvement Program Flyer CLICK HERE.

To apply for any of the below listed forms of assistance,
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Single Family Home Rebate Program
Under the City of Fountain Valley Single-Family Home Rebate Program, qualified low income homeowners can receive a rebate of up to $7,500 for reimbursement of expenses incurred in completing approved repairs / improvements. Rebate amounts are calculated at 50% of the total cost of improvements and are disbursed after the homeowner has paid for the initial cost of the repairs/improvements. Participants may utilize the Rebate Program once within any 7 year period.

Single Family Home Loan Program
Loans provided under this program accrue simple annual interest at a rate of 3%, up to $25,000 with varying loan terms and monthly payment amounts depending on each applicant’s ability to repay the loan. However, households with limited disposable income may qualify to receive a deferred loan.  Under the Deferred Loan program, qualified homeowners may receive a twenty-five (25) year loan with no required monthly payments.   
 
Mobile Home Grant Program
Qualified low income mobile homeowners may receive a grant of up $7,000 for eligible repairs or up to $9,500 if roof replacement is necessary.

Mobile Home Rebate Program
Qualified low income mobile homeowners may receive up to $5,000 (calculated at 50% of the total project cost) of rehabilitation costs are available to qualified mobile home owners who wish to make needed repairs to their owner-occupied mobile homes.

For more Information on any of the above programs 
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For an Application for any of the above forms of assistance,
CLICK HERE

2016 Housing Assistance Program Income Limits

Number of Persons in Household
Low Income Limits
1 $54,600
2 $62,400
3 $70,200
4 $78,000
5 $84,250
6 $86,850
7 $96,750
8 $103,000