Joseph Villarreal Executive Director | Contra Costa Housing Authority

 Joseph Villarreal Executive Director | Contra Costa Housing Authority Joseph Villarreal is the Executive Director of the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa (HACCC). He oversees programs that provide affordable housing and supportive services to over 25,000 residents of Contra Costa County. HACCC's program offerings range from the VASH and Shelter Plus Care programs for homeless individuals and families to Self Sufficiency and Homeownership programs for voucher participants. During his ten-year tenure, HACCC has partnered its project-based voucher program with Contra Costa County's affordable housing program to fund 1,382 new or preserved affordable housing units. When all projects are completed, this will more than double the units committed by HACCC to this effort. Prior to coming to Contra Costa County, Joseph worked at the Benicia, Alameda County and Oakland Housing Authorities. He currently serves as a Board Member of the Contra Costa Council on Homelessness, the Kennedy King Memorial Scholarship Fund and is the current Board President of the Community Housing Development Corporation. He is Past President of the California Association of Housing Authorities, a former member of the Board of Governors of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) and the Past President of NAHRO's Pacific Southwest Region. In addition to a number of articles on the voucher program, Joseph is the co-author/editor of the book Philanthropy in Communities of Color. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a BS in Applied History. 3133 Estudillo Street Martinez, CA 94553 P: (925) 957-8000 E: jvillarreal @contracostahousing.org The Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa provides rental subsidies and manages and develops affordable housing for lowincome families, seniors, and persons w