• As a Chico company, we believe that Aircraft Extrusion Company has a responsibility where we work and live. Our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility is ingrained in our culture and we recognize that our company grows stronger by helping to advance local communities, business practices and individual lives.  A proud sponsor of HVHT.


  • The mission of BCDBH is to partner with individuals, families, and the community for recovery from serious mental health and substance abuse issues and to promote wellness, resiliency, and hope.

  • Catalyst is a nonprofit organization committed to serving the needs of all victims of domestic violence and their children regardless of ethnicity, citizenship, language, religion, physical disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, or HIV status.

  • A Real Estate and Property Management Company, located in Paradise, California

  • The City of Chico Housing Office works with both non-profit and for-profit developers to increase the supply of affordable housing to households at or below the moderate income threshold, including seniors and those with special needs.

  • CJ Nava, Board Member

    Primerica, Inc. Representative; Registered Representative of PFSI

    Reaching a new plateau usually takes modifying how you think about your daily life and, especially, your daily choices. I am dedicated to presenting solutions to the fundamental financial problems preventing families in our community from creating debt freedom and financial independence. I truly believe that anything worth achieving in life takes planning and effort. 

  • The Community Action Agency of Butte County, Inc (CAABCI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of self-sufficiency and alleviation of poverty.

  • CHIP provides healthy, sustainable, affordable housing and services to qualified residents in the North Valley. CHIP currently serves seven counties in California’s north central valley. CHIP builds single-family self-help housing, affordable multi-family housing, manages the properties it builds as well as properties owned by others, provides housing and credit counseling and foreclosure counseling services and has raised money for water and sewer projects. CHIP has constructed more than 2000 units of housing in Northern California and the agency has been acknowledged as an innovator and leader, particularly on rural housing issues.

  • Crystal Mourad, Board Member

    In my youth I worked as a full charge bookeeper. For 28 years I was a healthcare worker. Two years ago I joined CHAT and the Mayor's Task Force, later joining North Valley Housing Trust. Although I am no longer attached to CHAT I still participate in Safe Space and I am still involved in the Greater Chico Homeless Task Force. 

  • Golden Valley Bank is a Core Sponsor with a $100,000 investment in NVHT. In Spring 2016, Golden Valley donated $1000 for Spring Masquerade Fundraiser event.


  • Guillermo Sandoval, Treasurer

    CRA Officer and Vice President, Tri Counties Bank

    Guillermo Sandoval grew up in the small town of Dayton in Eastern Washington. He started his banking career at Banner Bank in 1995, running the bank’s CRA program for the past 16 years. Prior to coming to Tri Counties Bank in Chico, Guillermo served as Board Chair of Hacienda CDC in Portland, Board Chair of Impact Capital CDFI in Seattle and Secretary of the Washington Community Reinvestment Association also in Seattle.

    He holds an Economics degree from Whitman College and certificates from the ABA Compliance School and the National Community Development Lending School provided by the Federal Reserve Bank. He has had the honor of being a panelist at statewide housing conferences and has also served as presenter at local CRA Roundtable events sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

  • An affordable housing development, providing workforce housing for families in Chico, CA.

  • The website provides a way to quickly find low-cost and no-cost health and human services in Butte County. This free online resource can be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week by any internet user. You can search for specific services, or browse categories to find information.

  • The Housing Authority of the County of Butte (HACB) is located in Chico, California and is a non-profit public agency incorporated in 1946. The mission of HACB is to assist low and moderate income residents of Butte County to secure and maintain high-quality, affordable housing.

  • Jennifer Wilking, Secretary

    Assistant Professsor, Department of Political Science, CSU Chico

    Professor Wilking researches and teaches in the field of Comparative Politics, specializing in developing countries, broadly, and China, specifically. She is committed to understanding and addressing issues surrounding poverty, both at home and abroad.

  • The Jesus Center exists as part of a continuum of service providers, churches, local government, schools, and community groups who together care for the various needs of the population we serve. As part of the transformation of lives, we make efforts to bring individuals into the community in a relationship of interdependence from a life of isolation.

  • Lauren Kennedy, Executive Director

    Incoming executive director Lauren Kennedy has over a decade of experience working in sustainability and housing systems.  A Realtor with previous experience in birth-work and local food, she believes healthy thriving community depends on having enough safe and secure spaces to meet the needs of all.  She is thrilled to be working as part of a dream team at NVHT to make this a reality for her beloved home in the North State.  Her full-time focus is housing, but she also loves reading sci-fi, romping the wild spaces in and around Chico, making food for loved ones, and scheming at her local coffee shop in South Chico.  She is a volunteer for Safe Space Winter Shelter and serves on the Board of Directors at Chico Natural Foods Co-op. 
  • We partnered with Matson & Isom Technology Consulting to develop the logo and web site for our organization. M&I Technology Consulting is one of the Northstate’s leading IT consulting service providers. Their strong technical skills paired with graphic and web design expertise makes them an ideal partner for businesses and organizations alike. They are strong supporters of community initiatives such as ours, and are heavily involved in charitable organizations in Northern California. 

  • Meagan Meloy, Board Member

    Meagan has a MPA from CSUC in 2009 and a BA from Western Michigan University in 1999.  She has over 15 years experience providing support to homeless students and families. She has been the School Ties program coordinator for 10 years, providing educational support services to families experiencing homelessness and foster youth in Butte County.  In addition, Meagan served as the Butte County Contiuum of Care Coordinator from 2010-2013.

  • Mike Sealey, Board Member

    Founder & CEO Aircraft Extrusion Co.

    Mike Sealey joined NVHT in the summer of 2017 and is an active participant in the Chico community, volunteering at the Torres Shelter and participated in a number of local fundraisers and committees.  As a business owner and entrepreneur he brings a unique business perspective to the group focusing on marketing strategies and long term growth. 

    “It is a privilege to be involved with NVHT, an organization that shows not only what we can achieve individually, but also how much we can accomplish as a community when we support each other.  I try to understand the problems and life stressors of local individuals experience through homelessness I know that no single approach is the right one for every individual.” 

  • Nancy Evens, Vice President

    Nancy Evens, MA, is a long time resident of Butte County who retired in 2011. During her career as a counselor in Chico's public schools and as a social worker in foster care, Nancy worked with children  and families who struggled with housing issues.  Nancy is an active member of the Congregation Beth Israel Social Justice Committee, the Greater Chico Homeless Task Force, and volunteers at  the Torres and Safe Space Shelters.

  • Whether it is an individual, family, corporation, nonprofit organization, agency, educational institution, or private organization, the North Valley Community Foundation is effective and flexible in supporting all types of charitable interests. They are a 501(c)(3) public charity organization. The NVCF mission is to help donors achieve their charitable goals through effective philanthropy. Community-based nonprofit organizations and charitable causes are the beneficiaries of grants made by the Community Foundation.

  • Since opening its doors in March 2006, Northern California National Bank has been focused on meeting the needs of small to medium businesses, agricultural operators, business professionals, and individuals throughout Butte County.

  • Northern Valley Catholic Social Service provides low-cost or free mental health, housing, vocational, and support services to individuals and families in California's Northern Sacramento Valley.

  • Rabobank is a Core Sponsor, having invested $300,000 through the 3CORE COIN program.

  • Roberto Rojas, Board Member

    Winn Residential 

    Roberto A. Rojas has had over 26 years of experience as a Property Manager in the housing industry.  This consists of managing student housing, implementing high-end market rate housing, and creating affordable/low income housing for apartment communities. He has managed eight different apartment communities with varying layered regulatory requirements with a  total of 14 team/ staff members.

    He was elected to Board President of Gridley’s Improvement District. Throughout working with Community Housing Improvement program he has learned about subsidy program requirements.

    While working with Hignell & Hignell he has coordinated remote site software and marketing as well as being involved directly with individual property owners to help them reach their goals and objectives for pertaining properties. At Hignell & Hignell he was personally responsible for six projects totaling 497 units under his management.  Roberto is currently working for Winn residential which is one of the largest affordable housing management company in the United States. 

  • Sherry Morgado, President

    Assistant Director with Butte County Public Health Department

    Sherry has nearly 30 years of experience working in the areas of social services, housing, and community development, all focused on serving low-income individuals and their families.  She served as the Director of Housing & Neighborhood Services for the City of Chico for 6 ½ years, and is now an Assistant Director at the Butte County Department of Public Health.  Having worked in the public, non-profit and private sectors in those 30 years, she brings a holistic perspective to the issues of homelessness and affordable housing.  She is especially interested in the intersectionality of how housing, economic security, and health and well-being are all supported by each other and how communities can come together from a strengths-based approach to deal with these challenges.

  • Siana Sonoquie, Outreach Director

    Siana Sonoquie is a creative director who has focused her work on projects related to housing, homelessness and the development of thriving healthy communties. She brings over ten years of experience from the consumer products industry and is deeply involved in local efforts within the public sector in response to the housing crisis, working as a consultant for homeless service providers and as acting as an advocate for those experiencing homelessness throughout Chico. She is driven by compassion and the power of community and is commited to creating a more just and liberated world. 

  •  SHOR is a non-profit organization that organizes, funds, and operates a program providing temporary nighttime shelter for individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness in the Paradise Ridge area of Butte County, California.

  • Sonia Aery, Board Member

    Agency Owner, Allstate Insurance: Sonia Aery Agency 

    Sonia was born in Chico and grew up in Yuba City, CA. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Community & Regional Development at UC Davis and a Masters Degree in City & Regional Planning from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

    After four years in the nonprofit world working on housing, workforce development, and financial stability issues, Sonia joined her father's Allstate agency in Yuba City. She now serves as an Exclusive Agent for Allstate here in Chico. Her agency's mission is to ensure the highest level of protection and financial stability for every customer while providing excellent customer service.

    Sonia is currently a member of the Chico Chamber of Commerce and an affiliate member of the Chico Association of Realtors.

  • The Torres Community Shelter is a large 120-bed homeless shelter in Chico, CA that serves men, women, and families with children. In addition to providing overnight shelter, showers, and an evening meal, we strive to help people improve their circumstances through finding jobs, housing, and many other vital aspects to getting back on their feet.

  • Tri Counties Bank is a core NVHT sponsor, having invested $250,000 through the 3CORE COIN Program.  In July 2015, Tri Counties donated $5,000 to North Valley Housing Trust to help with operation costs. In Spring 2016, Tri Counties Bank donated an additional $10,000 for our Spring Masquerade Fundraising event and for operating costs. 


  • Unitarian Universalists are a community of people with different beliefs and diverse backgrounds who embrace basic principles which include the freedom to engage in our own personal search for truth and meaning.

  • Our Mission: To enhance the well being of children, individuals, families, and communities. Youth for Change is a non-profit, public benefit organization licensed by the State of California to provide comprehensive treatment, education, and support services in our community.

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Success Stories

News & Announcements

  • July 7, 2017

    Our 2017 Spring Masquerade was a great success!

    Over 100 people attended. All enjoyed a fun night of great food, wine, Casino games, Art Silent Auction, a Light show and DJ Dancing! 

  • May 18, 2017

    Wednesday, May 24 from 11:30am-1pm Valley View Apartments | 103 Silver Dollar Way | Chico, CA  Valley View Apartments is an affordable permanent supportive housing community for low income Mental Health Services Act eligible adult

  • February 3, 2017

    We are kicking off our Valley View Fresh Start Campaign! This is an effort to provide furniture for the new residents at Valley View Apartments, NVHT's first housing project.

  • February 3, 2017

    So many lovely people came out to support NVHT's event Storied Streets Movie night, on Jan 22! We couldn't have done it without some amazing talents!!

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