Chintaro: The Community Housing System

NOT a ‘real estate’ system
Chintaro exists solely to serve the needs of the Community Housing sector, enabling CHPs to meet their operational requirements and compliance obligations. With all focus on the second half of 2024 for the long-awaited launch of Chintaro Web, a fully web-based system, Chintaro is poised to delight both current and prospective users with its ease of use and functionality.
Just a small taste of Chintaro features:
• Manage, track, and report on your properties and tenancies
• Communicate with tenants through SMS, email or word merge letters
• Keep detailed case notes, manage arrears and waiting lists, automate WINZ
payments, as well as generate rent
• Store details of tradespeople, create and send off their work orders and quote
• Generate loads of reports and exports, including statutory reports, standard
reports, and standard exports
• Manage, track, and report on complaints and incidents
• Keep detailed property inventories, down to serial numbers on appliances
• Schedule and manage property inspections, track and manage responsive
cyclical and forecast maintenance
• Tenant Portal for communication between tenant and CHP.

Contact Chintaro today for a no-obligation product demonstration.

Become a member

Membership Benefits

  • Voice of the sector: contribute to whole-of-sector policy positions
  • Conferences and training at a reduced member rate
  • Fortnightly e-bulletins sent directly to your inbox
  • Access to a members-only section on the CHA website
  • Participation in member surveys and forums
  • Access to the CHA quality assurance programme and training
  • Advance notices about new developments and initiatives.

The CHA Constitution sets out two categories of members – Full and Partner  these are defined below:

Full Membership

These are Iwi, Maori and Pacific Island and Community or voluntary housing organisations and groups which are either:

a) Providers of Community housing, or

b) Groups intending or seeking to become providers of Community- housing, or

c) Groups of residents/tenants of community housing, or

d) Groups which advocate for Community housing or residents of Community housing as part of their work.

The annual fee for Full Members is based on your organisation’s gross income:

1. Up to $1m, the fee is $500 +GST

2. From $1m to $5m the fee is $1,000 +GST

3. $5m and over the fee is $1,500 +GST per annum.

Partner Membership

These are individuals, local authorities, private development companies, and other private and public entities which invest, operate, own or develop affordable, Community and/or Social housing.

If you have a question about which category of membership you should apply for, please contact us to discuss.

The annual fee for Partner Member is fixed at $250 + GST per annum.

The membership year is from 1 Jan – 30 Dec.