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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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) are a specialist national branch of the Jennian Homes group, delivering high volume, quality, social and state housing. Since incorporation as a family business ...
Just Housing Otepoti

Just Housing Otepoti

Just Housing Otepoti is a Charitable Trust established in 1995 to help low-income families into affordable, sustainable housing. It successfully built 2 houses in Brockville and assisted ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
New Zealand Coalition to End Homelessness

New Zealand Coalition to End Homelessness

The New Zealand Coalition to End Homelessness (NZCEH) is an incorporated society that works towards ending homelessness in Aotearoa New Zealand.NZCEH's mission is to promote a society with ...
Nga Hau E Wha National Marae

Nga Hau E Wha National Marae

The Nga Hau E Wha National Marae is for every New Zealander and the vision of the Marae is:'Kia tū tēnei marae hei taonga mo ngā tāngata katoa, me te whakaōrite i ngā tikanga tino ātaahua o ...
Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust

Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust

OCHT was established by Christchurch City Council (Council) in 2016 to take over the day-to-day management of its social housing portfolio of approximately 2,300 social housing units. Council ...

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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


Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) COVID-19 Update 26 August 2021

Message from CHA's Chief Executive, Productivity Commission Submission - Include Housing in the Terms of Reference, CHA's support for members, sharing ideas and issues, Ministry of Health information and advice, Government support for your organisation, important...


Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 4 April 2022

Welcome to Justin Latif, CHA's new Communications Lead, COVID-19 Response, Ministry for the Environment releases draft National Medium Density Design Guide, Fair Pay Agreement Bill update, Update on the Incorporated Societies Bill, In The News, Events, Community...

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 21 March 2022

COVID-19 RESPONSE, From bank overdraft debt repayment plan and into a 'rent-to-own' place of their own, Homelessness Action Plan 18 Month Review, In the News, EVENTS, Sector Call online zoom on Property Management Regulations, Property Council New Zealand -...

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 21 February 2022

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 21 February 2022 Progressive Home Ownership Financial Modelling Tools Released, Tenancy and Property Inspections under Omicron, Consultation on Proposed Regulation of Residential Property Managers, Applications for Local...


Our submission to the Christchurch City Council

Consultation closed on 1 October for this proposal to support new supply. We applaud the Council on the leadership they are showing to address housing need in their community. You can read more about the proposal here. Read the CHA submission below: CHA submission CCC...

CHA Tax Working Group Submission

You can read CHA's submission which calls for a GST rebate to registered Community Housing Providers for new homes and for bringing the tax treatment of investments in residential housing in line with other forms of investment. You can read the submission in full...


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BRANZ research on state of NZ homes

The latest House Condition Survey report has found about half of all houses lacked adequate insulation (47 per cent), contributing to many being damp and mouldy (49 per cent). It looked at 560 houses nationwide and weighted findings to represent the total number in...

New survey shows substandard rental accommodation

The latest HRV State of the Home Survey, conducted by research company Buzz Channel, has found 66 per cent of renters said their landlord either didn’t respond, failed to fix a problem, or “kind of made some effort to remedy an issue” they brought to their attention....

Report on household incomes in New Zealand

This are pages 21 to 24 of " The material wellbeing of NZ households: overview and key findings from the 2017 Household Incomes Report and the companion report using non-income measures (the 2017 NIMs Report) Prepared by Bryan Perry Ministry of Social Development...

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