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CHIP Receives $649,500 Grant from North Valley Community Foundation / Butte Strong Fund

Posted by Mark Montgomery | October 28 2021

On September 18, 2021, we rededicated Paradise Community Village, our 36-unit affordable housing community lost in the 2018 Camp Fire. Just a few days later, the first group of residents moved in (pictured below). More than 150 Camp Fire survivors applied to live at Paradise Community Village when the application became…

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Partnership Makes Chico Affordable Housing Possible

Posted by Mark Montgomery | June 30 2021

Pictured (Top to bottom, left to right): Don Taylor (Housing and Homelessness Administrator, Butte County), Brendan Vieg (Community Development Director, City of Chico), Seana O’Shaughnessy (President and CEO, CHIP), Tod Kimmelshue (District 4 Supervisor, Butte County), Andy Holcombe (Chairman of the Board, CHIP), Scott Kennelly (Director of Butte County Department of…

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Paradise Community Village Now Accepting Applications

Posted by Mark Montgomery | June 02 2021

Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) announces households can now apply to live at its newly reconstructed rental community, Paradise Community Village. To find out if you qualify for this affordable housing development and to get an application, visit the webpage for Paradise Community Village or call CHIP’s extension for the property: (530)…

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CHIP Announces Succession Plan for Kris Zappettini, VP/Director of Rental Housing

Posted by Mark Montgomery | February 22 2021

(©2020 Photo by Carin Dorghalli, Chico Enterprise-Record, reprinted with permission.) Some people are good at planning, and some are exceptional… and then there's Kris Zappettini. We're honored to announce that Kris' succession plan is neatly in place. It's no surprise that it's a solid plan that provides CHIP an opportunity to continue…

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IRS Update: Extension Arrives in Unexpected Way

Posted by Mark Montgomery | February 22 2021

A new year has brought exciting news: Our 36-unit Paradise Community Village will avoid the IRS fees that would drastically increase the project’s costs. As you may recall, we needed to rebuild Paradise Community Village in 25 months because of out-dated IRS rules governing properties built with Low-Income Housing Tax Credits…

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Donor Spotlight: Sunseri Construction with President/CEO, Donny Lieberman

Posted by Mark Montgomery | February 22 2021

Sunseri Construction is a general contracting company based in Chico. The company was founded in the early 1970s and has grown over the years, with employees in California and Nevada. They specialize in affordable housing and they’ve worked with CHIP as the general contractor on multiple projects, including Paradise Community Village's…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Posted by Mark Montgomery | February 09 2021

  There is a lot of information out there regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. In an effort to make things less confusing we are compiling all the updated information here. We will update this page as new information comes out. Information and how to register varies based on the county, click on your…

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CHIP ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR NORTH BIGGS ESTATES PH.2 SUBDIVISION IN BIGGS

Posted by Cristina Calva | November 18 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2020 BIGGS- Applications are now available for Community Housing Improvement Program's subdivision North Biggs Estates Phase 2. The 10 available lots are located on J Street between 2nd and 4th Streets in Biggs CA. CHIP will prioritize applicants who were displaced by the Camp Fire. To be eligible…

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Build Hope for Paradise

Posted by Mark Montgomery | November 08 2020

In the days following the Camp Fire, we all shared an unfathomably deep level of despair and uncertainty for the future. On this day of the fire's second anniversary, those feelings still weigh quite heavily on our hearts as we reflect on the fact that our community still has many unmet…

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Get Texts From CHIP

Posted by Cristina Calva | October 29 2020

  Sign up for text updates from CHIP! Stay in the know about what is happening at your apartment community. Receive text message updates directly at your phone from your CHIP apartment and Resident Services.  To sign up for this free service fill our the form below. This service is for CHIP tenant only…

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