OUR TEAM

MATT HUERTA

With over 20 years of experience in Affordable Housing and Community Development, Matt Huerta as Owner and Principal of MHC, LLC is available to advise, and support affordable housing and community development initiatives aimed at creating self-sufficiency. Areas of focus are program development, affordable housing development, organizational management improvement, and human capital development through leadership coaching and collaboration. Current or recent clients include: 

  • Burbank Housing Development Corporation

  • Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation

  • Caritas Corporation

  • Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County

  • Charities Housing Development Corporation

  • Community Housing Development Corporation North Richmond

  • Envision Housing

  • Non Profit Housing Association of Northern CA

  • National Hispanic Organization of Real Estate Associates

  • Monterey Bay Economic Partnership

  • PATH Ventures

  • Rancho Cielo Youth Campus

  • Reed Community Partners

  • Silicon Valley Bank

  • Sparks Consulting Services

 

How can I help you meet your community impact objectives?

NATALIE FLORES

Natalie Flores is entering her 4th year at UC Davis her major is Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning with a minor in Geographic Information Systems. She was born and raised in Salinas where she graduated from Alisal High School and was very active in the community including supporting other youth through mentorship and tutoring. As MHC's intern she tracks local affordable housing policies and supports community engagement efforts to create new opportunities for farm worker families and other vulnerable residents. 

ERICK DIAZ

Erick was introduced to affordable housing through the California Coalition for Rural Housing Internship program. For the past six years, he has worked in the field in a variety of roles, including project management of acquisition-rehabs and new construction projects in Southern California, underwriting LIHTC and NMTC investments for a CDFI in New England, and policy analysis - as a Summer Policy Analyst - at the California Housing Partnership. 


Erick holds a Master's in Urban Planning and Master's in Public Policy from Harvard University, and a Bachelor's degree from the University of San Diego. He joins MHC on an as-needed basis providing full service project management support to affordable housing developments in Silicon Valley.

ANGELINA PEREZ

Angelina Perez is an Urban Planning graduate student focused in affordable housing and community development and design at San Jose State University. Being born and raised for a majority of her life in San Francisco helped shape her passion for social justice and all things housing. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and minor in Business Administration from Sonoma State University where she spent most of her undergraduate career organizing community service opportunities and events throughout Sonoma County. With her most recent experience managing a tax-credit property and working on community development projects in San Jose, Angelina is excited to focus on tracking affordable housing policy and further supporting community engagement efforts with Matt Huerta Consulting.

JON WIZARD

Jon is an MHC independent contract Associate. He has over 12 years of experience in the public sector as a firefighter and police officer. He was elected to the Seaside City Council in November 2017 and now focuses on policy development, advocacy, and public relations.  He has recently provided Technical Writing and Research support to complete applications for the New Markets Tax Credit Program and Community Development Finance Institution Financial Assistance Program. He also conducted research and convened meetings with design professionals for affordable housing developments in Palo Alto and San Jose. Jon earned his Master’s in Humanities from California State University Dominguez Hills and BS in Public Relations with a Minor in Anthropology from San Jose State University.

Leadership in Housing & Community Development.

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