Riverside County is a wonderful place to call home. The following links will help you understand property taxes and special assessments on newer homes. In addition, view a list of resources available for income-eligible residents in need of public housing assistance or who are at risk of homelessness.
Community Facilities Districts/Assessment Districts
Community Facilities Districts are special districts established by local governments in California as a means of obtaining additional public funding for newer developments. Find out how Riverside County uses these financing districts to pay for public works and select public services.
First Time Home Buyer Program (FTHB)
The Riverside County FTHB Program is designed to provide down payment assistance to lower income persons in the purchase of their first home. The amount of assistance available depends upon the buyer’s qualifications and the price of the home.
Learn more about the first time home buyer program.
Home Buyer Programs
The Riverside County Housing, Homeless Prevention and Workforce Solutions offers several assistance programs that address the needs of seniors, mobile home tenants and low-income homeowners.
Learn more about the home buyer program.
Low Income Housing
Whether you are looking to rent or to purchase, the County’s Housing Authority website provides a list of innovative housing and community development programs that can assist individuals and families.
Find out how the Riverside County Assessor’s Office, Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office and Auditor-Controller’s Office work together to assess and collect property taxes.
Shelter the Homeless
The Emergency Solutions Grant program is designed to identify sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons, as well as those at risk of homelessness, and provide the services necessary to help them quickly regain stability in permanent housing.
Read more about shelter the homeless.
Utility Payment Assistance
The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides utility payment assistance and weatherization services to low-income customers in Riverside County.