Jorge Sandoval Ochoa and his wife, Santiago Montelongo, are two of the original residents of Villa Cesar Chavez; they have lived here since its opening in 2006. Jorge and Santiaga hold a special place in the hearts of their neighbors and the Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation (EDC) team. Today, we have the privilege of introducing you to Jorge, a retired and deeply appreciated member of the community whose gratitude and involvement make him an integral part of Villa Cesar Chavez.
Having moved in when the property opened, they hold a wealth of knowledge and memories, serving as a living connection to the community’s history. Their commitment to the property and active participation in community activities and meetings have fostered a sense of unity and belonging among their fellow residents. Jorge’s willingness to lend a helping hand and his supportive nature has earned him admiration from neighbors and Cabrillo EDC staff. His genuine care for the well-being of his fellow residents has created an atmosphere of camaraderie and support at Villa Cesar Chavez.
Jorge’s gratitude for the home he and his wife have found through Cabrillo EDC is immeasurable. He describes their residence at Villa Cesar Chavez as nothing short of a palace—a testament to the impact that safe and affordable housing can have on an individual’s life. With warmth and appreciation, Jorge recognizes Cabrillo EDC’s role in providing a comfortable and secure environment for him and his wife during their retirement years. Through their active involvement in community activities, they exemplify the positive impact that Cabrillo EDC’s housing initiatives have on individuals and families.
As Cabrillo EDC continues its mission to provide affordable housing and empower communities, residents like Jorge and Santiaga remind us of the significance of creating a nurturing environment that fosters a sense of belonging and gratitude.