Covina Housing Division PDF Print E-mail

ABx1 26 was enacted in late June 2011 effectively dissolving all California Redevelopment Agencies as well as terminating the source of the related twenty percent set-aside funding which was used to assist City housing programs. The Covina Housing Authority assumed the housing functions and assets of the dissolved Covina Redevelopment Agency. With the dissolution of the Covina Redevelopment Agency, there is no longer funding for qualifying housing related activities.

The Covina Housing Division provides assistance to residents for a variety of needs by providing resource information. Contact the Covina Housing Division by calling (626) 384-5442.

Contact the Housing Division by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Covina Transitional Housing Program PDF Print E-mail

The Covina Housing Authority transitional house provides a location where homeless mothers with children are housed for up to twelve months, rent-free. The families are required to save a portion of their income, and to work closely with the case manager to reach their goals.

Homeless families are screened by program case managers. Once in the program, the household’s needs are assessed and an individual service plan is developed. Appropriate services are then secured.   Services include: job training, education, counseling, employment assistance, day care and life skills enhancement.   The family works toward the goals of increasing the household’s income and obtaining permanent housing.

After exiting the program, the case manager continues to follow the family for up to 6 months.

For more information on the transitional house program, please call the case manager at 909-629-1335.

Low Income Housing PDF Print E-mail

Low-income housing in Covina and the surrounding cities are provided through contracts with the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), covenants under redevelopment law, or through low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) projects. Senior housing is usually restricted to those who are 62 years of age or older, but some senior housing complexes accept those who are 55 years of age or older. Contact the housing complex to see how they define “senior.”

For a complete list of HUD housing, go to

For a complete list of LIHTC housing, go to

CLICK HERE for a list of low-income senior and family housing in Covina and surrounding cities. Please call each individual apartment complex to determine availability and cost. Most apartments keep a waiting list for the affordable units.

 Senior Housing

Several senior housing projects which are restricted by age and income are located in Covina.

Senior Housing Apartments

227 N. Citrus Avenue, Covina CA 91723
1 bedroom and studios
(909) 525-6900
(626) 339-9496
Qualifying residents must be 62 or older

 Covina Gardens Senior Apartments

200 W. Rowland Street, Covina, CA
1 bedroom
(626) 967-4796                  
Qualifying residents must be 55 or older
Village Green Senior Apartments
152 E. Covina Blvd., Covina, CA 91722
1 bedroom and studios
(626) 915-3381                  
Qualifying residents must be 55 or older
Food Banks PDF Print E-mail

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Covina Emergency Food Bank

Covina Assembly of God Economic Relief Center
418 N. Second Avenue, Covina, CA 91723
(626) 966-4488

Open Tuesday through Friday from 2 to 4 pm. Participants must be residents of one of the following areas: Azusa, Baldwin Park, Covina, Glendora, La Puente or West Covina and must provide a valid I.D. Food is available every 30 days.

Shepherds Pantry
657 E. Arrow Hwy, Unit J., Glendora, CA
Between Bonnie Cove and Sunflower
(626) 852-7630
Open Wednesday and Thursday from 5 to 7 pm

Must be a resident of Covina, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Claremont, Glendora, Hacienda Heights, La Verne, La Puente, San Dimas or West Covina.  On first visit, bring proof of residency such as a driver license or utility bill.

 Cory’s Kitchen

1418 Arrow Highway, Irwindale, CA
(626) 305-0392
6 locations. Irwindale: Tuesday from 6 pm to 8 pm.

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New Beginnings Church

13020 Francisquito Avenue, Baldwin Park, CA
(626) 331-3322
Food available Fridays between 5 and 7 pm

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