Lease Guarantee Program

SERVICES

The City of Chico's Lease Guarantee Program assists Chico households that face barriers in qualifying for housing. These households typically have adequate income and a strong recent rental history, but are required by landlords to secure additional co-signers and/or deposits due to a past eviction or credit issues. The program provides a letter of credit to landlords that can be drawn upon if necessary for apartment repairs or non-payment of rent.

WHO QUALIFIES?

To qualify for this program, the household must be under case management and that case managing agency must submit a referral for the household. The household must earn less than 80% of Area Median Income, have adequate income to pay rent, and demonstrated capacity for self-sufficiency.

HOW DO I APPLY?

Interested parties should contact a member of the following organizations regarding this program. Housing Authority representative,Javi Pinedo can be contacted regarding questions regarding this program.

Housing Authority of the County of Butte - Javi Pinedo 530-895-4474 x234
JaviP@butte-housing.com

Locations

Main Office:
2039 Forest Ave.
Chico, CA 95928

Phone: 530-895-4474
Fax: 530-895-4469
TDD: 800-735-2929
E-Mail: Info@Butte-Housing.com

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