Housing Division

Housing Division


The City’s Housing Division administers federal, state and local affordable housing funds to improve the quality of life of community members through affordable housing and related community development activities.

Staff implements goals of the Housing Element of the General Plan and the HUD Consolidated Plan and administers the Successor Housing Agency responsibilities.

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.


*Announcement* Upcoming Request for Proposals

Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery - Multi-Family Housing Program

As part of the Presidentially Declared Disaster response to the 2018 Camp Fire, the City of Chico has received $32.5 million in federal funds to rebuild rental housing. The City plans to publish an RFP on August 5th to award these funds.

Find out more at our CDBGDR-MHP website.

To be included on the interest list, email


Housing Element – Save the Date!

for the next virtual meeting - August 11th

The City of Chico invites residents to join the second Housing Element virtual community meeting on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 5:30 pm.  The Housing Element is part of the City’s General Plan and provides an analysis of the community’s housing needs for all income levels, as well as strategies to provide for those housing needs.

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