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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.

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.

Federal Housing and Community Development - UPDATED May 3, 2017

Annual Planning for the use of 2017-18 Federal Housing and Community Development funds is underway. THE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD BEGINS MAY 3, 2017 and ends after no less than 30 days. Public comments received will be considered for incorporation into the Annual Plan document. Please see the notice for more information here. El aviso en español está aquí.

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Services

Application funding requests received prior to the February 3, 2017 deadline can be found here. The Funding Recommendations meeting was held on March 6, 2017. Minutes from that meeting can be found here.

Greater Chico Homeless Task Force
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.

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