About Us
Established in 1977, NeighborWorks Orange County (formerly known as Neighborhood Housing Services of Orange County) strengthens communities and enhances the quality of life for working families by expanding housing opportunities, promoting sound financial management and encouraging civic engagement.
NeighborWorks Orange County has also enjoyed remarkable success in turning marginal neighborhoods into attractive, desirable and affordable places to live by developing and preserving quality residential housing.Because of Ever Increasing DemandWith the ever-increasing and critical demand for affordable housing in the county, NeighborWorks Orange County programs and services are becoming more important. We are committed to:Developing and funding new loan programs to meet our clients’ needs as they strive to become homeowners.
Expanding our home ownership education and counseling programs to include post purchase education, financial literacy and the dangers of predatory lending.
Increasing our homeowner rehab loan program to help enhance neighborhoods and maintain property values.
Expanding our outreach programs such as Pride Days and Clean Ups to improve the quality of life in neighborhoods and communities.
Developing new affordable housing and preserving existing housing.
Identifying new neighborhoods and markets that will benefit from our programs.
Board Members
Kathi Van Marter, Chair VP, California Bank & Trust
Gary Dunn, Vice Chair VP, CRA Officer, CapitalSource Bank
Nora Mendez, Treasurer Deputy Executive Board Member, Orange County Comm. Housing Corp.
Ed Adams, Board Secretary Region Manager, US Bank
Myeisha Gamino CRA Officer, JPMorgan Chase
Juan Pablo Gonzalez Counselor / Executive Director, Advance!…on to college
Warren Harris FVP, CRA and Fair Lending Officer Luther Burbank Savings
Glenn Hayes President/CEO, NeighborWorks Orange County
Steve Hurdle Senior Vice President, National Mortgage Outreach, Bank of America
Lorena Maae Agent, Farmers Insurance
Elsa Monte VP CRA, Sunwest Bank
Eric Nelson Community Member
Vivian Pham Community Development Officer, Wells Fargo
Cesar Plascencia Santa Ana Neighborhood Representative
Daniel E. Skinner Legal Research Attorney, Superior Court of California

Formerly Neighbohood Housing Services Orange County - 128 E. Katella Avenue, Orange, CA 92867 - 714-490-1250