The Ontario CARES Program is currently on hold pending the identification of an alternative funding source.
The City of Ontario Housing and Municipal Services Agency has implemented the CARES Exterior Beautification Program (CARES stands for Code Enforcement, Arterial Street Improvement, RE-Leaf Program, Sidewalk Program – Safe Route to School). This innovative program offers residents with opportunities to improve their homes through available grants.
Summary of CARES Grants
CARES Exterior Beautification Grants (Homeowners and Multi-Family Property Owners/Investors).
This is an exterior improvement grant which assists homeowners and property owners within a given “Focus Area”. Homeowners and property owner tenants must earn an income at or below 120% of the area median income. This grant is utilized for exterior paint and/or installation of frontal landscape. Owners are required to sign CC&Rs which are recorded against the property.