Community Development & Housing Department

CDH seeks quality of life for the residents of San Bernardino County by providing community and housing development resources for low and moderate income families, individuals and communities. CDH invests several Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and State grants to undertake needed infrastructure projects and services for targeted communities.

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Community Revitalization

The Community Development Division manages a wide variety of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant funded construction, public service and revitalization projects throughout San Bernardino County.

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NOFA

Notice of Funding Availability, CDH offers an online database for those searching for affordable housing opportunities for the following audiences.

Reports

CDH offers an online database for those searching for affordable housing opportunities for the following audiences.

Affordable Housing

Every resident in San Bernardino County should have access to adequate, safe and affordable housing; a place to call home.  Community Development and Housing invests in communities throughout San Bernardino County to revitalize neighborhoods and enhance the quality of life of residents.

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Homeowner Resources

The County of San Bernardino offers various Homeowner Rehabilitations/Repair Programs and Homebuyer Assistance Programs.

Renter Resources

The County of San Bernardino maintains affordable housing project lists as well as provides a Section 8 program as administered by the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB), which helps qualified, applicants with long-term rental assistance.

Developer Resources

Community Development and Housing works in partnership with developers and cities throughout the County.  Currently the primary funding available for the development of affordable housing is HOME funds.

Homeless Services

The Community Development and Housing Department (CDH) works in partnership with local non-profit, for-profit and governmental agencies, as well as other County departments, to provide services to individuals and families who are literally homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless. We fund various services such as emergency shelters; motel vouchers; financial assistance for first and last month’s rent; security deposits; past-due rent; utility assistance; and other services that are essential to homeless individuals and/or families finding and maintaining stable housing.

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How to Access Homeless Services

  • Emergency Shelter and Motel Vouchers
  • Rapid Rehousing Services
  • Long-Term and Short-Term Rental Assistance
  • Permanent Housing; and more

Homeless Grants

  • Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
  • No Place Like Home (NPLH)
  • Disability Advocacy Program Housing And Disability Advocacy Program (HDAP)
  • California Emergency Solutions and Housing (CESH)

Housing & Urban Development Maps