Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA - Chico)


The City of Chico's Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program (TBRA) provides rental assistance and supportive services to Chico households. TBRA helps people get back on their feet after a job loss or other economic hardship. The program is a partnership between the City of Chico, the Housing Authority of the County of Butte, and a network of 11 local service providers.

Through the TBRA program the Housing Authority of the County of Butte can assist with rent and security deposits for qualified participants.


Generally low income persons are referred to the Housing Authority of the County of Butte for participation in the TBRA program by agency partners that provide emergency shelter and other supportive services to low income persons. Program participants are selected from the TBRA waiting list. Program participants must have household incomes at or below 80% of area median income.


Interested Parties should contact a member of the following organizations regarding this program. Housing Authority representative, Bow Lee can be contacted regarding this program.

Housing Authority of the County of Butte - Bow Lee 530-895-4474 x234
Butte County Department of Behavioral Health www.Buttecounty.net/Behavioral%20Health.aspx
Caring Choices www.CaringChoices.org
Catalyst Domestic Violence Services www.catalystdvservices.org
Chico Community Shelter Partnership www.chicoshelter.org
Chico Veterans Resource Center www.vetsresource.org
Community Action Agency - Espanade House www.buttecaa.com
Community Housing and Credit Counseling Center www.chiphousing.org/nodes/chccc/
Disability Action Center www.actionctr.org
Northern Valley Catholic Social Service www.nvcss.org
Sojourner's House of the Ridge (SHOR) www.shorparadise.org
The Family Place(Youth for Change) www.youth4change.org
Youth and Family Programs www.youthandfamily.info
Butte County Children's Services www.buttecounty.net/Employment%20and%20Social%20


Main Office:
2039 Forest Ave.
Chico, CA 95928

Monday - Thurday 9AM to 5PM
Friday 9AM to 12PM

Phone: 530-895-4474
Fax: 530-895-4469
TDD: 800-735-2929
E-Mail: Info@Butte-Housing.com

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