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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Housing Foundation

Housing Foundation

The Housing Foundation's mission is to relieve poverty by providing affordable housing for low income households in New Zealand. The Housing Foundation provides programmes that will enable ...
Island Child Charitable Trust

Island Child Charitable Trust

Island Child Charitable Trust is a non-profit organisation established in 2005 and provides support and assistance to people marginalised or struggling and in need of support in the Greater ...
Jennian Homes Residential (NZ) Limited

Jennian Homes Residential (NZ) Limited

Jennian Homes Residential (NZ) are a specialist national branch of the Jennian Homes group, delivering high volume, quality, social and state housing.Since incorporation as a family business in ...
K3 Kahungunu Property

K3 Kahungunu Property

K3 Property Development - Hawkes BayK3 Property Development aspires to provide solutions for good quality, affordable homes for whānau through creating beautiful communities. Our ethos is more ...
Kauri Advisors Ltd

Kauri Advisors Ltd

Kauri is a specialist end-to-end property develpment consultancy working with aspiring and registered Community Housing Providers throughout New Zealand.Kauri can assist an organisation to ...
Mahitahi Kainga Trust

Mahitahi Kainga Trust

Mahitahi Trust provides both community and residential services for people who experience barriers to mental well-being. Our services are available across both the Auckland and Counties Manukau ...


Manawa Community Housing Trust (MCHT) is a registered Community Housing Provider. The MCHT office is situated within the Manawa subdivision the heart of Papamoa where the proposed housing will ...

Manawatu Community Trust

On 1 July 2008 the Manawatu District Council transferred the ownership and management of its 208 Housing for the Elderly and Disabled units into a trust now known as the Manawatu Community ...
Mangatawa Papamoa Blocks Inc.

Mangatawa Papamoa Blocks Inc.

MPBI is a Māori Incorporation that was formed on 27 May 1957. We currently have approximately 780 shareholders, with a total land holding of around 750 acres.Since 1957 the main business ...
Marlborough Sustainable Housing Trust

Marlborough Sustainable Housing Trust

The Marlborough Sustainable Housing Trust is a charitable trust and registered Community Housing Provider, that provides rental housing and operates a shared ownership programme.The purpose of ...
Mercy Villas

Mercy Villas

Mercy Villas, a retirement complex in Upper Hutt, provides income-related rental housing for older adults. 41 units, flats and apartments create an affordable, peaceful, and beautiful space for ...
Mike Greer Homes NZ Ltd

Mike Greer Homes NZ Ltd

Mike Greer Commercial Ltd, is a commercial construction company that builds from just one home up to hundreds on one or multiple sites and operates throughout New ZealandThey are part of the ...
Mohua Affordable Housing Trust

Mohua Affordable Housing Trust

The Golden Bay/Mohua Affordable Housing Project is operated by the Mohua Affordable Housing Trust. Our mission is to provide Golden Bay/Mohua with quality affordable housing to rent or own. We ...
Monte Cecilia Housing Trust

Monte Cecilia Housing Trust

Monte Cecilia Housing Trust has a vision of a society in which everyone in Aotearoa New Zealand has access to adequate, affordable, and secure housing as of right regardless of race, religion, ...
MyKiwiHouse Limited

MyKiwiHouse Limited

MyKiwiHouse Limited was incorporated in New Zealand in October 2018 by Swedish innovation company Lundqvist Trävaru AB. Lundqvist was established 1936 and has a proven track record of ...
Nelson Tasman Housing Trust

Nelson Tasman Housing Trust

NTHT provides quality, affordable, healthy homes and services for people on low incomes. The Trust was established in 2004 as a community response to declining housing affordability in Nelson ...

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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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Media Releases

The Shift Aotearoa conference 2021 issues papers released

Community Housing Aotearoa’s three pre-conference work programmes are kicking off next week with initial zoom meetings in the Narrative Transformation and Housing System Settings streams scheduled for Tuesday 26 January at 10AM and 1PM respectively. Issues papers to...



Community Housing Aotearoa Newsletter – October 3, 2022

Welcome to our latest newsletter. We cover CHA National Council nominations extended, CHA Staff news, LIPF successful applicants announced, Kāhui Tū Kaha to deliver 24/7 support services at 139 Greys Avenue, we put a spotlight on accessible housing, Homeshare Services...

Community Housing Aotearoa Newsletter – September 19, 2022

Welcome to our latest newsletter. We cover Transitional Housing Code of Practice, a new Right At Home podcast episode is out, our conference website is live, Govt announce Pacific Wellbeing Strategy, what impact does public housing have on its tenants' wellbeing?,...

Community Housing Aotearoa Newsletter – September 5, 2022

Welcome to our latest newsletter. We cover the Overdose prevention centre proposed, $1million Innovation Fund launched, ITP deadline extended for applications, Update on family violence and termination for assault, our conference is coming back. PHO scheme helps 31...

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...



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BRANZ research report on ‘exceeding the minimum’ released

This report looks at the question: why don’t landlords choose features that exceed the minimum building standards and what are the enablers to changing this? The aim is to identify the barriers to an improved rental stock and potential solutions to overcome the...

Partitions and units may deliver more homes

RACHAEL KELLY/STUFF Stuff reported on the research saying the type of additional dwellings would include converting basements and attics, placing extra dwellings on existing properties or a detached residence in a backyard or off a rear lane. The idea has been...

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