Crime Free Multi-Housing Program

Crime Free Multi-Housing

The City of Lake Elsinore and the Lake Elsinore Police Department proudly support the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program. This program is a combined effort of law enforcement, property owners/managers and tenants with a common interest of reducing crime and promoting a safer quality of life. This program is offered throughout the city at no cost. View the Certified properties in the City of Lake Elsinore page.


The Crime Free Multi-Housing Program (CFMH) was established in 1992 in Mesa, Arizona. CFMH was established to reduce criminal and illegal activity and to promote a safer environment in rental communities by bringing public safety, tenants and property owners together. This program has been implemented throughout the United States and has spread to other countries with proven results.


Phase I - 8-hour Training

  • Crime-Free Multi-Housing Program Overview
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
  • Gangs and Narcotic Education
  • Codes Enforcement Standards
  • Community Awareness

Phase II - Property Inspections

  • Property inspected with adherence to CPTED standards

Phase III - Community Awareness

  • Crime Prevention social hosted by property management

For more information regarding Crime Free Multi-Housing email CSO Baca or call 951-245-3300.