The Housing Division is committed to assisting the general public with acquisition of residential property, provide aide in maintaining and rehabilitating the existing housing stock within the City of South El Monte. The Housing Division also administers the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and oversees the maintenance and update to the City’s Housing Element.

The Housing Element is one of at least seven elements of a General Plan as mandated by the State of California. It identifies the City’s housing conditions and needs (RHNA), establishes the goals, objectives, and policies that are the foundation of the City’s housing and growth strategy, and provides for programs the City intends to implement to create sustainable, mixed-income neighborhoods throughout the City.

Housing Element Update -July 2021

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Watch our June 29, 2021 - South El Monte Housing Element Update Meeting: WATCH HERE 

Please take our online survey until July 29, 2021 here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HousingElementSurvey

Responda a nuestra encuesta en linea hasta el 29 de Julio aqui: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HousingElementSurvey 

Questions / Preguntas: Ian McAleese at / a: imcaleese@soelmonte.org

Housing Element Updates


Do you need help with rent or utilities?

Financial assistance is available from the State of California for income eligible renters and their landlords who have been impacted by COVID-19 and have past due rent or utilities, or who need help with upcoming rent or utilities. 

Both renters and landlords are encouraged to apply. 

Assistance is available for unpaid rent dating back to April 1, 2020, as well as for future rent. Assistance is also available for unpaid utility payments dating back to April 1, 2020, or for future utility payments, which will both be compensated at 100% of cost, limited to a total of 12 months, and paid directly to the utility provider. 

To check eligibility and apply, visit HousingIsKey.com or 

Call 833-430-2122 for more information



www.livingathorizons.com or call (626) 205-3668

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