Gracious neighborhoods, rolling hills and views across the valley makes Redlands one of the most desirable places to live in the region. A wide range of housing options are available to residents that include Craftsman bungalows, Victorian beauties, contemporary executive homes and modern family neighborhoods.


Affordable Housing in Redlands
Programs Offered through HACSB

Established in 1941, the Housing Authority of San Bernardino County (HACSB) is the largest provider of affordable housing, serving nearly 30,000 individuals and families throughout the County of San Bernardino. As a public agency, HACSB is tasked to address the local housing needs throughout the County, including the City of Redlands. 

HACSB provides a variety of Housing Assistance programs for qualified participants, including:


Energy Improvement Financing

The City of Redlands, in participation with the California Enterprise Development Authority (CEDA), the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) and their affiliated financing partners, is offering commercial and residential property owners multiple programs for financing energy upgrades and improvements.

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Fair Housing Resources

Click on the following links for information regarding fair housing resources. 

Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board website: https://www.ifhmb.com/

San Bernardino County Community Development & Housing Department: https://sbcountycdha.com/community-development-and-housing-department/housing-resources/


Emergency Housing

For information about emergency housing resources and other assistance in the Inland Empire region, please click on the links below. 

Family Service Association of Redlands: 

Youth Hope Foundation (ages 14-24):

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Homeless Solutions

In April, 2022, the City Council created a Homeless Solutions Division (in the Facilities & Community Services Department) to address homelessness in the City of Redlands. The Homeless Solutions Division is responsible for connecting persons experiencing homelessness in the City with appropriate resources.


Landlord / Tenant

Have an issue with your landlord/tenant? Need repairs done in your unit? Did you receive a 3-day notice? Want to know your rights?

The Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board provides information about landlord/tenant rights and responsibilities. In addition, they have trained mediators can offer to mediate conflicts between tenants and landlords.

To contact IFHMB’s Landlord and Tenant Mediation department, call 1-800-321-0911 or email ‘info@ifhmb.com’.


Housing Counseling

What is Housing Counseling?

Housing Counseling refers to a number of programs and services offered by Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board (IFHMB) that assist homeowners, potential homeowners, renters, and individuals with education, information, and about options that are available.


Rental Assistance and Mortgage Relief Programs

For more information about the available rental assistance and mortgage relief programs, click on the links below. 

Family Service Association of Redlands:

Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency (State of California):


Accessory Dwelling Units

For information about how to construct an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) in Redlands, please visit the Planning Division webpage here -


Mobile Home Parks

For information about rent stabilization policies in Redlands pertaining to mobile home parks, please refer to Chapter 5.48 of the Redlands Municipal Code. 

RMC Chapter 5.48: Rent Stabilization for Mobilehome Parks

If you have questions or concerns about your rent increases and you live within a mobilehome park in Redlands, please contact the Planning Division at (909) 798 – 7555 extension 2.


Mills Act Program
Property tax abatement

For property owners of locally-designated Historic Resources and Historic Landmarks, the City of Redlands offers a Mills Act Program for property tax relief in exchange for the owners’ historic preservation improvements and maintenance of their historic properties. For further information, please visit the Planning Division’s page for the Mills Act Program.

Mills Act Program webpage: https://www.cityofredlands.org/post/mills-act-program

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