Housing Programs, Loans & Grants

CDBG Loans and Grants
Temple City offers housing rehabilitation loan and grant programs funded with federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.

Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program 
Eligible participants may apply for zero-interest loans of up to $35,000 toward home repairs—including heating, plumbing, electrical or structural items. Loans have no interest, with no payments due until sale, change of title, refinance or change of occupancy. Eligibility is determined by household size and annual income, and limited to owner-occupied single-family properties.

Handyworker Grant Program
The City of Temple City is reinstating the popular handyworker grant program for fiscal year 2015-2016. The grant, up to a maximum of $10,000, can be used toward home repairs – including heating, plumbing, electrical, energy-efficiency improvements, etc. Eligibility is also determined by household size and annual income, and limited to owner-occupied single-family properties.

Program brochure and interest form

Asbestos Testing and Removal Program

Homeowners can apply for financial assistance for required asbestos and lead-based paint testing, as well as abatement work. This program is associated with the Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program.

HERO Program
Temple City participates in the HERO program, which provides low interest loans for energy-efficient home improvements that are repaid through property taxes.  Additional information is available on the HERO website.