Mission Statement 

The Greater Napa Fair Housing Center, doing business as Fair Housing Napa Valley, is the voice of fair housing in the Greater Napa Valley. FHNV works to eliminate housing discrimination and to ensure equal housing opportunity for all people through leadership, education, conciliation, outreach, advocacy and enforcement.


Fair Housing Napa Valley, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit corporation dedicated to fair and equal housing opportunity for all county residents, is the only agency in Napa County where residents can obtain impartial comprehensive fair housing counseling, information, and referral and mediation services. The primary mission is fair housing, and services include extensive education and enforcement activities including intake of discrimination complaints, testing, investigation, and referrals for litigation and/or administrative enforcement. The agency also provides impartial advice and counseling for landlord – tenant and mobilehome park issues, and foreclosure education and referral.

All services and publications are throughout the county in both Spanish and English. Of 1,050 households and 2,700 persons served in the most recent twelve months, 34% of client households are Latino, 20% are small landlords and homeowners, and 5% are mobile home park residents. The agency serves vulnerable populations: 27% of client households have at least one person with a disability; 18% of households are seniors, and 9% of client households are headed by single mothers. Children comprise 32% of total persons served.

Staff Biographies

Executive Director
 
Nicole Collier, Biographical information coming soon.
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 Board of Directors (as of 1/1/2011)

 

Officers - Affiliation 

  

Deborah McGrath, President

 

Becky Stradiotto, Vice President

 

Charlene Steen, Secretary            

 

Becky Stradiotto,Treasurer (Acting)

 

Members - Affiliation

 

Judy Feiner

 

R.L. Hairston Jr.

 

Diane Badon

 

Elizabet Mackenzie

 

Ray Martinez

 

Charlene Steen

 

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Current and Past Funders 

We extend very special thanks to Community Projects for funding our new website.


City of American Canyon www.ci.american-canyon.ca.us
City of Calistoga www.ci.calistoga.ca.us
City of Napa - Housing Division
City of Napa - Community Development Block Grant
St. Helena www.ci.st-helena.ca.us
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley www.napavalleycf.org
Community Projects
Jewish Community of Napa Valley
Mechanics Bank www.mechanicsbank.com
County of Napa www.co.napa.ca.us
Town of Yountville www.townofyountville.com
Napa Valley Vintners www.napavintners.com
Peter A. and Vernice H. Gasser Foundation www.gasserfoundation.org
Van Löben Sels/RembeRock Foundation www.vlsrr.org

The agency is funded by Napa County and all its cities, including City of Napa Community Development Block Grant funds. Beginning in 2005, the agency has received competitive HUD Fair Housing Initiatives Program grants for education and outreach and fair housing enforcement. In addition to generous local support from area residents, the agency has received grants from The Peter A. and Vernice H. Gasser Foundation, Auction Napa Valley, The Napa Valley Community Foundation, Citibank, The E. Richard Jones Family Foundation, The Jewish Community of the Napa Valley, Community Projects, The Doctors Company, and The van LöbenSels/RembeRock Foundation.

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