Housing Programs

The City of Avenal provides assistance to First-Time Homebuyers and current homeowners who are in need of assistance to repair their homes.

First-Time Homebuyers

The City of Avenal's Homebuyer Assistance program offers affordable secondary mortgage financing to first-time homebuyers. The program is designed to provide the additional financing needed to keep a first mortgage payment affordable. Qualified homebuyers may be eligible for zero-interest, deferred payment loans. For more information, please contact Self-Help Enterprises at 559-802-1649.

Download the First-Time Homebuyer Program Brochure (English & Spanish)

Housing Rehabilitation Program

The Housing Rehabilitation Program offers qualified low-income homeowners the opportunity to make repairs or rehabilitate their home. These repairs can include, but are not limited to: handicap accessibility, roofing, and plumbing and electrical. Zero to low-interest rate loans and grants are offered to qualifying homeowners. For more information about the Housing Rehabilitation Program, please contact Self-Help Enterprises at 559-802-1658.

Download the Housing Rehabilitation Program Brochure

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Loan Program

The Accessory Dwelling Unit Loan Program offers qualified owner-occupied homeowners the opportunity to build a new ADU or repair an existing ADU within the City limits of the City of Avenal. The property must contain a legal residential structure for continued residential occupancy by the property owner. For more information about the ADU Loan Program, please contact Self-Help Enterprise at (559) 802-1640.

Download the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Laon Program Flyer.