Housing Program Resource Links

Helping You Find The Assistance You Need
In addition to the City of Poway's Housing Programs, others exist throughout San Diego County and the State to help you get the assistance you may need.

Phone Number
Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance (DCCA) Program administered by the County of San Diego offers up to $45,000 for down payment and closing cost assistance to first-time buyers.  858-694-8712
California Housing Finance Agency (CALHFA)
Provides low-interest loans to qualified, first-time homebuyers through various participating lenders.
Home Ownership Resource Center
Community HousingWorks, a local non-profit dedicated to helping people achieve home ownership, administers a resource center with knowledgeable staff that connects interested buyers to HUD-certified homeownership programs, local lender programs, and City and County programs.  619-282-6647 
Foreclosure Prevention Assistance Program
A comprehensive program to assist homeowners facing foreclosure. Homeowners are counseled on their best course of action and assisted with lender negotiations when appropriate.  619-282-6647 ext. 5469

(Available for English and Spanish speakers)
County of San Diego Home Repair Loan Program
Program for the repair of owner-occupied homes.  Deferred loans are offered at three-percent simple interest and calculated annually on the unpaid principal. Income-qualified homeowners may borrow up to $25,000 for a single-family home or $8,000 for a mobile home.  858-694-8775 
HomeShare and Community Connections
The HomeShare and Community Connections Program is a home-sharing service which provides affordable housing costs, companionship, extra income, or help around the house made possible through barter agreements. This free service has no age restrictions and is open to low-income residents.  The program also provides local social service agency referrals as-needed.  858-748-9675