Additional Housing Resources


Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board

Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board (IFHMB) is a non-profit, public benefit corporation that has served San Bernardino County and parts of Riverside and Imperial Counties in Southern California since 1980. Funded by numerous grants and awards, IFHMB serves as an intermediary to assist individuals in resolving issues related to housing discrimination, homeownership sustainability, rental complaints, and disputes in court through the provision of resource recommendations, education, and mediation.

Located in the City of Ontario with satellite offices in San Bernardino, Victorville, Barstow, Indio, and El Centro, California, IFHMB assists thousands of individuals each year through its numerous programs at no charge to the consumer.

County of San Bernardino Housing Development Division

The County Housing Division invests and finances public funds to develop quality affordable housing within the County of San Bernardino.   The main funding sources are Federal HOME grants, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Mental Health Services Act housing funds, Emergency Shelter Grant, and the Housing Successors Housing Asset Trust Funds. 

The Housing Development Division manages a variety of affordable housing programs that are funded by Federal, State, and local governments as well as leveraging of private investment

County of San Bernardino Housing Authority

Established in 1941, the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB) is the largest provider of affordable housing, serving nearly 30,000 individuals and families, throughout the County of San Bernardino. As a public agency, HACSB is tasked to address the local housing needs throughout the County; therefore, HACSB works aggressively with various community partners and local government officials to acquire, build, and manage more high quality housing.

There are several programs administered by the Housing Authority that include:

California Dept. of Housing & Community Development

The State of California’s Department of Housing and Community Development provides a variety of resources including affordable housing grants, credit counseling services, and more.

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is a federal agency that provides housing-related information on home ownership, foreclosure information, fair housing regulations, homeless assistance, and more.

California Housing Finance Agency

For over 25 years, the California Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA) has supported the needs of renters and first-time homebuyers by providing financing and programs that create safe, decent, and affordable housing opportunities for individuals within specified income ranges.

Established in 1975, CalHFA was chartered as the State’s affordable housing bank to make below market-rate loans through the sale of tax-exempt bonds. A completely self-supporting State agency, bonds are repaid by revenues generated through mortgage loans, not taxpayer dollars.

National Homebuyers Fund

National Homebuyers Fund (NHF), a non-profit public benefit corporation, is authorized by FHA / HUD and FannieMae to offer subordinate loan financing to qualified homebuyers in specific states. The proceeds can be used to fund all or a portion of the homebuyer’s cash to close.

NHF’s objective is to create a privately funded and consistent source of down payment assistance. The organization works to complement existing state and local programs for the benefit of those families and individuals who do not have the necessary financial resources.

Kids Next Door Website

The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development has created a special Kids Next Door website dedicated to helping children learn how to be good citizens.