Napa County Housing Authority
The Napa County Housing Authority (NCHA) is focused primarily on addressing the need for safe and affordable housing for farm workers, particularly those in the migrant/seasonal category who, in turn, support the agricultural industry of Napa County. The three farm worker centers provide housing for an underserved, but critical, segment of our society. The New York Times profiled the program recently in a feature story. View a short video on the farm worker housing centers:
The 18th Annual Cinco de Mayo Golf Tournament - May 6, 2016
The annual golf tournament to benefit Napa Valley farm workers will take place on May 6, 2016, at the Silverado Country Club. Registration for the annual golf tournament is online and mail-in registration is available as well. Cost per person is $225. All proceeds will go towards meeting the needs and welfare of local farm workers. For further information, please contact Pat Garvey at (707)963-1688 or Jack Neal at (707) 967-8038.
In March 2013, a final report was released detailing farmworker housing needs in Napa County. A focal point of the study is a survey of 350 local farmworkers to determine their housing needs. Currently, there are three publically owned and operated farmworker housing centers in Napa County. Each center houses 60 workers and is open from 9 to 11 months per year. For information on housing availability at the centers, please call (707) 963-7496.
The Napa County Housing Commission (NCHC), an advisory body to the Housing Authority and Board of Supervisors, was reconstituted in late 2015 to expand its focus from overseeing the three migrant centers to including reviews of any project requesting funding from the County's Affordable Housing Fund. The Housing Commission meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 3 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors' Hearing Room, located on the third floor of the County Administration building, 1195 Third Street, downtown Napa.
For information on other housing programs, including Section 8 certificates, contact the Housing Authority of the City of Napa at (707) 257-9543.
For tenant-landlord disputes and responsibilities, contact Fair Housing Napa Valley at (707) 224-9720.
For other affordable housing opportunities, contact Napa Valley Community Housing at (707) 253-6140.