Housing Division

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contact:
Holly Chenh, Housing Assistant
626-570-5037
hollyc@cityofalhambra.org
Effective October 31, 2019, our new business hours will be 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday - Thursday, closed on Fridays

Housing Division Programs

The City of Alhambra offers income-qualified programs to help with the purchase of a first home and for qualified homeowners to make home repairs.

To qualify for these programs, a homeowner must be income-eligible per HUD's income limits based on the household size.

FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE

The City of Alhambra assists qualified homebuyers to purchase their first home! Get $75,000 in down-payment assistance. View the First-Time Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Packet.

​HOME IMPROVEMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

Home improvement assistance programs are available to help qualified homeowners with home repairs such as roofing, exterior paint, windows, weatherization and enhanced ADA accessibility. Loans available include:

  • Minor Rehabilitation Deferred Loan:  property improvements are less than $50,000
  • Major Rehabilitation Deferred Loan:  property improvements exceed $50,000

For more information on home improvement assistance, view the Homeowner Rehabilitation Program Packet.

Blue Recycle Bin

BLUE RECYCLE CONTAINER    

WHAT IS THE BLUE CONTAINER TO BE USED FOR? 

The blue container for recyclable items is for disposing glass jars and bottles, plastic jars and bottles, metal and aluminum cans, and all clean paper. View a list of items you can and can't recycle. Do not place clothes in your recycling cart or leave large bags of clothes on the curb as Republic Services will not pick them up. Take them to a charity or Goodwill collection site. (Download a list of items accepted/not accepted by Goodwill).  Local donation centers include:

  • The Salvation Army, 1010 East Main Street, Alhambra, call 626-281-2100 or 1-800-SA-TRUCK
  • Vietnam Veterans of America, call 1-800-775-VETS or 1-800-775-8387
  • Goodwill Pasadena Donation Center, 112 East California Boulevard, Pasadena, call 626-449-3721
BLUE CONTAINER MEASUREMENTS:

95-96 GALLON CONTAINER: 180 lbs; H 46-3/8 x W 25-1/4 x D 26-3/8

65-65 GALLON CONTAINER: 90 lbs; H 42-1/8 x W 25-1/4 x D 26-3/8 

32 GALLON CONTAINER: 50 lbs; H 38-1/2 x W 19 x D 22-1/4

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