City of Ontario
Quiet Home Program
For 14 years, JP served as lead consultant for the City of Ontario’s (City) Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization Agency’s Quiet Home Program (QHP). JP was responsible for architectural design, existing conditions surveys, engineering services, bid process management, construction administration, and community outreach services. The City’s QHP was created to improve the quality of life for residents impacted by airport operations at Ontario International Airport.
- Negotiated an agreement between the City’s Housing Agency and Code Agency that isolated non-permitted uses, limiting treatments only to permitted uses.
- Submitted a grant request to the state’s calHOME program, providing tools for income-eligible homeowners to address code violations.
- Created documents to communicate benefits to key stakeholders, helping to double QHP’s pace from an average of 50 to 75 homes sound insulated per year to 100 to 150.
- Provided a bilingual staff to ensure cultural sensitivity and clarity.
- Completed the sound mitigation of 1,224 single-family homes and multi-family structures.
- In separate, concurrent projects for the City, JP provided QA/QC and construction cost estimates for the Begonia and Francis Street Apartments Rehabilitation Project to include rehabilitation and ADA compliance upgrades, HVAC and electrical improvements, and exterior renovations for 39 apartment units. JP conducted ductwork assessment and cost estimates for the Begonia Apartments.
“I have thoroughly enjoyed working with Jones Payne over the last 14 years +. We have faced many challenges, but we stuck together and completed the projects AS A TEAM. Jones Payne has always been there, every step of the way, to support the Program and staff. Your professional integrity and ample experience have been contributing factors to the success of the Program.” – Sigfrido Rivera (ret.), City of Ontario