Home Improvement Grant & Loan Program

**We are currently not accepting new applications for the Home Improvement Grant & Loan Program. If you are interested in being placed on the waitlist, please call (562) 383-4108**

(Please note that being placed on the waitlist does not guarantee your participation in the program.) 

About the Program

The City of La Habra also a home improvement program for owner-occupants of single family housing and mobile homes located within the City boundaries. Monetary grants and/or loans are offered to address repairs related to interior and exterior code deficiencies and for general improvements such as water heater replacement, smoke detector installation, termite fumigation, and more. All grants and/or are issued on a first-come, first serve basis. For information regarding the home improvement program, please call the Housing Division at (562) 383-4108.

Eligibility Requirements

The intent of the Residential Rehabilitation Program (RRP) is to provide financial assistance low- and moderate-income owner-occupants of single-family homes and mobile homes for the preservation of decent, safe, and sanitary housing; to correct hazardous structural conditions; to make improvements considered necessary to eliminate blight; and, to correct building and health code violations by awarding grants or loans. All property to be repaired must be eligible housing property located within the City of La Habra.

In order to participate, household income may not exceed those listed in the table below. Household income includes all income from all persons living in the property to be repaired.

2019 Income Limits - CDBG Funded Projects

ORANGE COUNTY (Federal-CDBG: Effective April 2019) | Based on 2019 Median Family Income for the Orange Metropolitan Area of $97,900.
Household Size
Extremely-Low Income (Equal to or less than 30% of Area Median)
Very Low Income (31% to 50% of Area Median)
Low Income (51% to 80% of Area Median)
1 $23,000 $38,300 $61,250
2 $26,250 $43,750
$29,550 $49,200 $78,750
4 $32,800 $54,650
5 $35,450 $59,050 $94,450
6 $38,050 $63,400 $101,450
7 $40,700 $67,800
8 $43,300 $72,150 $115,450

Types of Potential Improvements

  • Accessibility improvements
  • Bathrooms
  • Building Code violations
  • Driveways
  • Electrical repair
  • Exterior painting
  • Fences / Gates
  • Fumigation
  • Garage door
  • Heath and sanitation
  • Interior flooring
  • Interior painting
  • Plumbing
  • Re-roofing
  • Structural Repairs
  • Ventilation or heating
  • Water blast / Stucco
  • Windows