Desert Hot Springs News

Economic Development Roundup

Posted by City of Desert Hot Springs on Nov 2, 2020 9:53:00 AM

Welcome to this week's Economic Development Roundup!


Kali Certified Bike Shop

bikeWe are excited to have a new bicycle shop in the city! Kali Certified Bike Shop opened in August of this year and is located at 12080 Palm Drive. The shop specializes in building custom low rider bikes. They also offer repair services for single gear bikes and sell bicycle parts. Casey Lather, the store owner and a resident of Desert Hot Springs finds it rewarding to give bikes new life. Some of his bikes have been featured in rap music videos. Casey holds periodic raffles that customers can enter for a chance to win a custom bike. Contact Kali Bike Shop for my information on how to enter. The shop is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 am – 8:00 pm and Sundays by appointments only.




aguaAgua Dulce Homes

GHA Companies introduces its newest phase of Agua Dulce, a gated Community located at Two Bunch Palms Trail between Cactus Drive and West Drive. The new homes will feature three distinctive floor plans up to 2238 square feet. Surrounded by majestic mountain views, the homes are priced from the mid $300,000’s. To join the interest list please visit




First Time Homebuyers Program

First time home buyers in Desert Hot Springs may be able to get down payment assistance through the Riverside County First Time Homebuyers Program (FTHB). The amount of assistance depends on the buyer’s qualifications and the price of the home. In general, a buyer may receive up to 20% of the purchase price of the home.   The maximum down payment cannot exceed $75,000. For eligibility requirements and more information visit The home price cannot exceed $408,500 for a single-family home; $323,000 for a condominium or townhouse, or $217,550 for a manufactured home. Lenders must be approved to participate in the program. For additional information please call (951) 343-5469.


Contact Denise Hamet, Economic Development Manager for additional information.; Cell phone 760-399-6709.

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