Angie Rodriguez                                         Office Hours: ​ 
Housing Program Coordinator         Monday-Thursday  
1415 Santa Anita Avenue         8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  
South El Monte, CA  91733        Closed from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m
Phone: (626) 579-6540  Ext.3233        1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Email:        ​Closed on Major Holidays  


 Owner Occupied Rehabilitation Program


The Owner Occupied Rehabilitation Program consists of a maximum loan amount of $57,000 for qualified home rehabilitation that is secured through a Deed of Trust. The loan is a 30 year, zero interest loan, that will not need to be repaid until the property transfers title or the 30 year term expires. Some of the repairs that are included in the program, but not limited to, are roof replacement, exterior painting, new windows, plumbing, electrical repairs, termite fumigation, and health and safety repairs. 

To apply for this program, please contact Angie Rodriguez to obtain a current Home Improvement Application. 

​Additional Resources 

Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) 

Through partnership with the City of South El Monte, HERO is available to you as an affordable way to make energy efficient, water efficient, and renewable energy upgrades to your home. HERO offers low-fixed interest rates and flexible payment terms of up to 20 years, with repayments made through your property taxes. You can use HERO to finance energy efficient projects that can increase your property value, lower your monthly utility bills, make you more comfortable in your home and contribute to making your community more energy independent. HERO is available for a wide array of home energy products, such as the list below:

      • Windows, Skylights, & Doors 
      • Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning 
      • Solar Panels 
      • Roofing & Insulation 
      • Water Heating 
      • Artificial Turf
      • Drip Irrigation 
      • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

To find a HERO registered contractor in your area or to apply, call the HERO Hotline at 855-HERO-411 (855-437-6411) or visit