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1200 Park in Chico

Contact Information:

Housing Division
411 Main Street, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 3420
Chico, CA 95927

Phone: (530) 879-6300
Fax: (530) 895-4726 or

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Chico Housing Element


Click Here for a list of Homeless Shelters and other services.

Housing Division

Housing & Code Enforcement are now Divisions of the Community Development Department. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. If you have housing related questions, please call (530) 879-6300; for Code Enforcement call (530) 879-6330.

The Housing Division services City and former Redevelopment Agency housing loans. Please click on the "Contact Us" link to the left for inquiries.

Annual Planning for the use of 2017-2018 federal Housing and Community Development funds is underway. Please see the schedule and more information here. El aviso en español está aquí.

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Services Funding applications for 2017-2018 can be found here. Applications will be due no later than February 3, 2017. Postmarks will NOT be accepted. To verify eligibility, or for general questions regarding the funding process, please call (530) 879-6304.

Eligible applicants will present their requests to the Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) on March 2, 2017 at 3 p.m. Recommendations for funding will be made on March 6, 2017 at a CAC meeting beginning at 6 p.m., Council Conference Rm 1.

The Housing Division provides administrative support to the Greater Chico Homeless Task Force. Task Force meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 10:00 a.m in the Council Chambers Conference Room One, 421 Main Street. THE AGENDA FOR THE NEXT MEETING CAN BE FOUND HERE.

The Housing Division works with both non-profit and for-profit developers to increase the supply of housing that is affordable to households at or below the moderate income threshold, including seniors and those with special needs. The Housing Office administers the City’s HOME and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs which may be used in a variety of ways to meet housing, infrastructure, public facility and community service needs. The Housing Division is also responsible for Housing Successor Agency activities.


Please click on the Code Enforcement and Housing links at the left of this page for more information.