The Housing team is committed to supporting affordable housing and community-based projects benefiting low and moderate income households.  The primary responsibility of the Housing team is to administer Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The CDBG and HOME funds are allocated to eligible projects that benefit low and moderate income households.

Needs Assessment for Action Plan 2022-2023

The City of Orange is in the process of preparing its Annual Action Plan for the 2022-2023 Program Year. The Action Plan specifically identifies how the City intends to use its annual allocation of federal funds. To help us identify the most pressing needs of the community, the City is conducting a needs assessment survey through February 10, 2022 at 5 pm. For more information and to participate in the survey, click on the link below.  

Community Development Needs Assessment Survey

Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Announcement

The City is soliciting applications for viable public service and public facilities projects through a competitive application process for the 2022-2023 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program year. The NOFA contains information and materials on what is needed to apply. The City estimates receiving up to $174,474 for public service activities and $756,056 for public facility projects, funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Community Development (HUD). Interested parties must be either a 501(c)(3) or a public agency to be eligible for funding. For more information on how to apply, click to view the flyer.

  1. Housing Programs
  2. HUD Programs
  3. Housing Successor Agency
  4. Housing and HUD Documents
  5. Affordable Housing Resource Toolkit

Who do I call about the Section 8 program?

The Orange County Housing Authority operates the Section 8 program for the City of Orange. Contact Orange County Housing Authority (see below) to learn more about the Section 8 program. 

Orange County Housing Authority 1770 North Broadway Santa Ana, CA 92706 (714) 480-2700 

Who do I contact for tenant/landlord disputes for low income tenants? 

The Fair Housing Foundation provides services to address fair housing issues between tenants and landlords as well as tenant and landlord training workshops to low income tenants. Contact the Fair Housing Foundation below for any fair housing related issues.  

Fair Housing Foundation 2300 E. Katella Avenue, #405 Anaheim, CA, 92806 (562) 989-1206

Affordable Housing Apartments Informational Map
Affordable Housing Projects Informational Sheet