City of El Centro

Economic Development Division

Housing Program

Residential Rehabilitation Program

The City of El Centro is offering assistance to owner-occupants to rehabilitate their homes through the City’s CDBG, HOME and CALHOME Programs. This program is designed to provide qualified households with a low interest rate loan to rehabilitate their single family dwelling in the City of EL Centro. Documentation needed for Residential Rehabilitation Program Interview.


First Time Home Buyer Program

The City of El Centro is offering down payment assistance to eligible applicants.


Do you feel you have been a victim of Housing Discrimination?

We want to hear from you about your experience with fair housing issued and concerns. Please take a moment to fill in the following Fair Housing Survey.

Fair Housing Information for New Developments New multi-family housing with four or more units in a building, in the vast majority of cases, must meet the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act:

Accessibility Requirements for Buildings

HUD Fair Housing Act Design Manual

Fair Housing Accessibility First Website


Zoning Activities Are Also Covered Under Fair Housing Laws

Link to Fair Housing Act information as it relates to

Group Homes and Local Land Use

Additional HUD Fair Housing Information

HUD Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity


HUD information on Fair Housing as it relates to Senior Housing

Federal and State laws provide for protection against discrimination, for more information portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD

For Landlord/Tenant Mediation information ifhmb.com

To contact the Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board ifhmb.com

City of El Centro
2019-2024
Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice and Fair Housing Action Plan

The City of El Centro annual receives funds from the Federal Community Development lock Grant (CDBG) program.  An Affirmatively Furtherin Fair Housing (AFFH) certification is required of cities and counties that receive funds from this program. To maintain the City of El Centro’s compliance with the AFFH certification, the below Analysis of Impediments has been prepared for the time period from FY 2019/20 – FY 2023/24.

Council Meeting
New Public Library
Community Newsletter : Spring 2022