Housing Assistance Programs

The City of Coalinga in partnership with Self-Help Enterprises offers no to low-interest rate loans to residents of the community for the purchase or rehabilitation of property within the city limits of Coalinga. Each program has their own set of qualifying criteria, and these programs are offered by the City annually while funding is available.

Housing Rehabilitation

The Housing Rehabilitation Program (PDF) offers assistance with housing repairs and renovations like:

  • Electrical
  • Foundation
  • Heating and Cooling
  • Insulation
  • Plumbing
  • Roofing
  • Structural and Handicap Modifications

The loan program is a no interest and no monthly loan payments for eligible households. For more information or to apply for the program, contact Melissa Valdez with Self-Help Enterprises at 559-802-1621.

First Time Home Buyer Program

If you are a First Time Homebuyer (PDF) looking for a home located within the City of Coalinga city limits, the City of Coalinga offers programs that offer no interest and no monthly loan payments for eligible households. The City of Coalinga will act as a secondary loan at 0% interest deferred for 30 years and can loan up to 49% of the purchase price of the home.

For more information, contact Melissa Looney at Self-Help Enterprises by calling 559-802-1649.

Home Ownership Counseling & Education

Buying a home is the largest investment most people make in their lifetime; make sure you are prepared for it. For more information, please contact Juanita at Self-Help Enterprises by calling 559-802-1672.

Additional Information

Self-Help Enterprises is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the living conditions of low-income persons. Self-Help Enterprises has been serving the Central Valley since 1965. For additional information on all programs offered, contact:
Self-Help Enterprises
P.O. Box 6520
Visalia, CA 93290
Phone: 559-651-1000
Self-Help Enterprises Website