Earthquake Brace + Bolt Program

Is Your House Earthquake Ready?
$3,000 grants available to help seismically retrofit your house
Register FEBRUARY 19 - MARCH 19, 2020

WHO: Homeowners in specific high-risk ZIP Codes with houses that have a raised foundation and were built before 1980 may qualify.

WHAT: Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB) program offers up to $3,000 toward a code-compliant seismic retrofit.

WHY: To lessen damage caused by earthquakes, the state-supported EBB program was created.

WHERE: You can register online at

WHEN: Registration is open February 19 through March 19, 2020.

Homeowners will be randomly selected and notified. To qualify for reimbursement, homeowners must not apply for a permit until they have been accepted into the program and must not start the retrofit work until they have been approved by EBB to do so.

California Residential Mitigation Program
801 K Street, Suite 1000
Sacramento, CA 95814