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Affordable Housing Programs
Affordable Housing Ordinance Update
Most inquiries can be assisted via email at Housing@cityofbrea.net. If you would like to speak to someone over the phone, you may call 714-671-4421.
Per the City’s Affordable Housing Ordinance, most new residential developments will provide at least 10% of their units for sale at below-market prices (inclusionary units) to qualified buyers.
Low & Moderate Income Rental Programs
Several apartment complexes in Brea offer rents that are lower than market rate. Please register for an online account if you wish to apply for Brea’s affordable rental program.
Mortgage Credit Certificate Program
This program is administered by the County of Orange and enables first-time home buyers to receive a federal income tax credit of up to 15% of the annual mortgage interest paid.
Senior Rental Programs
Seniors may apply to live in an apartment complex, which offers rent that is lower than market rate.
AB 987 Report
The city is actively working on developing affordable housing units and insuring that these units remain reserved for income-qualified families. View the compiled list of affordable housing units.
OC Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Emergency Rental Assistance Program for Orange County Renters