Members

Community Housing Aotearoa does not provide housing, our members do. CHA’s members include community housing organisations, social service providers, developers, researchers, and many other organisations with a focus on community.

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Accessible Properties New Zealand Ltd

Accessible Properties New Zealand Ltd

Accessible properties is New Zealand's largest non-Government social housing provider managing more than 1400 homes throughout the country - and makes these available for affordable rental for ...
Age Concern New Zealand

Age Concern New Zealand

Age Concern is the charity in your neighbourhood supporting older people, their friends and whānau. We lead, advocate, connect and collaborate nationally to deliver local services that support ...
Auckland Community Housing Trust

Auckland Community Housing Trust

Auckland Community Housing Trust primarily assists low income families and people with mental health needs into housing that is affordable and meets their requirements. Auckland Community ...
Bays Community Housing Trust

Bays Community Housing Trust

Early in 2004, a small group of people who belong to Long Bay Baptist Church, identified that there was a very real need on the North Shore for accessible, good quality housing for people who ...
Beacon Pathway

Beacon Pathway

Beacon Pathway is an incorporated society committed to transforming New Zealand's homes and neighbourhoods. Through research and demonstration projects, we hope to show how to make our homes ...
Bishop’s Action Foundation

Bishop’s Action Foundation

Bishop's Action Foundation is a catalyst working collaboratively to achieve positive change for the common good. We want to respond to social issues at their root cause. In working towards our ...
Chintaro (MDB Consulting)

Chintaro (MDB Consulting)

Chintaro Housing Management Software (MDB Consulting)MDB Consulting is the developer and supporter of Chintaro who provide housing management software. Some of the growing list of New Zealand ...
Chow Hill Architects

Chow Hill Architects

We are innovative designers recognised for shaping authentic places and inspiring people.Chow:Hill is a design practice working in public, private and not-for-profit sectors. We are committed to ...
Christchurch Methodist Mission

Christchurch Methodist Mission

The Christchurch Methodist Mission is committed to providing warm, affordable and secure accommodation to those who need it most, ensuring that new tenants get the support they require. They are ...
CNSST Foundation – Formerly known as Chinese New Settlers Services Trust

CNSST Foundation – Formerly known as Chinese New Settlers Services Trust

CNSST Foundation (formerly known as Chinese New Settlers Services Trust) is a registered charitable trust, which offers culturally and linguistically appropriate services to both Asian new ...
Comcare Trust

Comcare Trust

Comcare is a CHRA registered community housing provider. From small beginnings the organisation is now a large regional provider of social housing. Comcare specialises in housing single people, ...
Community Finance

Community Finance

Community Finance has been established to deliver positive housing outcomes, with the help of capital investments from philanthropic and socially minded investors.As a social enterprise, ...
Coromandel Independent Living Trust

Coromandel Independent Living Trust

From modest beginnings in February 1994 the Coromandel Independent Living Trust (CILT) has become an integral and much valued part of life in the upper Coromandel. Although when it was first set ...
De Paul House

De Paul House

De Paul House provides housing and family support services. It responds to the needs of homeless families. Our service aims to keep families united in a safe and dignified environment, help them ...

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Membership Benefits

  • CHA advocates on behalf of community housing organisations through submissions, policy positions, and government relations. 
  • Conferences and training at a reduced member rate
  • Fortnightly e-bulletins sent directly to your inbox
  • Access to the CHA quality assurance programmes, trainings, and advice 
  • Participation in member surveys and forums
  • 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, Māori 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.

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CHA provides the collective voice for community housing organisations so we can get on with providing homes. They provide the key messages we need heard about growing the community housing sector and how that can happen. CHA also keep us informed in a time when there’s a lot happening that we need to know about

CHA member, Alison Cadman, from Dwell Housing in Wellington

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How community housing can mend our fraying fabric

NZ's social housing register has quadrupled in size since 2017 and big changes to mindsets over house building and housing affordability are needed, writes Community Housing Aotearoa chief executive Vic Crockford in The Newsroom. Click here to read more. 

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Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 22 August 2022

Welcome new CHA team members, Newsroom opinion piece: Unlocking home ownership, Podcast out now, Our Conference is coming back, CHA Comms lead wins journalism award, Tenancy Management Code of Practice, Research Webinar, Sustaining tenancies or swift evictions? Job...

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 8 August 2022

Development Pipeline Platform, Climate Change policy, MBIE and MHUD Building for Climate Change program, Powerful Partners (International delegation visit) Power Housing Australia, Right at Home episode two: Progressive Home Ownership, Council collaboration paves way...

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 25 July 2022

We pay tribute to Ricky Houghton's lifetime work legacy, a great  well respected leader a huge loss for our sector and Tai Tokerau community, Acknowledgement and farewell to Bernie Smith another strong leader and advocate all the best on your new journey,...

Community Housing Aotearoa newsletter 11 July 2022

Our CEO Vic Crockford reflects on matariki and the current situation with Covid. Our new Community Housing Aotearoa podcast is out - with the first episode featuring interviews with Dwell Housing Trust and CORT's respective chief executives and Penina Housing Trust...

Community Housing Aotearoa newsletter 27 June 2022

Our CEO Vic Crockford reflects on our past, while looking forward, Dwell Housing Trust's board is recognised for their sterling efforts, new research highlights NZ's ongoing housing challenges. Upcoming events include; the Community Housing Aotearoa MSD Training...

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39 The Terrace /
102-112 Lambton Quay
PO Box 11543
Wellington 6142

+04 385 8722

support@communityhousing.org.nz

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