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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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Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

Operating since 2007 QLCHT provides housing for low to moderate income households who contribute to the social, economic and environmental well-being of our District, but are genuinely ...
Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust

Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust

The Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust was established in 1997 by a group of Kaumātua that identified a need for Kaumātua (55 years and over) culturally focussed, appropriate and accessible ...

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Spencer Henshaw Ltd

Spencer Henshaw Ltd

We help provide safer, warmer, better maintained homes for over 23,000 Kiwi families.Over 23,000 families rely on us to maintain their homes and keep them in good condition. Our people make a ...
Stepping Stone Trust

Stepping Stone Trust

Stepping Stone Trust is a not-for-profit Charitable Trust organisation that offers a range of community-based support services for adults, youth and families who live in Canterbury and are ...

Stonewood Group

We have over 25 years’ experience and a proven track record when it comes to buying, selling and developing property. We are active community supporters of charities, sporting and cultural ...
Sustain & Enable

Sustain & Enable

Sustain & Enable is a Community Enterprise and Social Enterprise addressing market failures in housing and waste. We support and encourage people to care for the environment, do meaningful work, ...
Tāmaki Housing Association (THA)

Tāmaki Housing Association (THA)

Tāmaki Housing Association provides tenancy management services for social housing tenants in Glen Innes, Panmure and Pt England. We take a personalised approach to tenancy management and focus ...
Tauranga Community Housing Trust

Tauranga Community Housing Trust

WHO WE ARE Tauranga Community Housing Trust (TCHT) provides housing and a broad range of housing services. We work with people on low incomes who have serious housing needs. We also specialise ...

Te Āhuru Mōwai

Te Hau Ora o Ngapuhi

Te Hau Ora o Ngapuhi

Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi facilitates and delivers important health services for all Ngāpuhi who live in Kaikohe and surrounding areas.Formerly know as Te Hau Ora O Kaikohe, the organisation was ...
Te Runanga O Whaingaroa

Te Runanga O Whaingaroa

Te Rūnanga o Whaingaroa was established in 1991 to access resources and deliver services for the whanau of Whaingaroa. Te Rūnanga o Whaingaroa provides safe, quality, affordable rental ...
Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou

Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou

Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou has been working in the housing sector for over 20 years. The vision has always been for Ngati Porou whānau to have access to decent and affordable housing ...
Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga

Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga

Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga is committed to our mission 'Mauri ora ki te mana Māori o Heretaunga' (Realising Whānau Potential). We are the lead provider for Whānau Ora for the Hawkes Bay region ...
Te Tumu Kāinga (Te Tumu Paeroa)

Te Tumu Kāinga (Te Tumu Paeroa)

Te Tumu Kāinga seeks housing project partnerships that deliver quality, sustainable, social and affordable housing outcomes for Māori.We will consider all housing projects and initiatives, ...
Tenants Protection Association Chch Inc

Tenants Protection Association Chch Inc

TPA provide a tenancy advisory service and tenancy education for tenants and agencies in the Christchurch region.We are here to:\\tAssist tenants to know and understand about the law relating to ...
The Porirua Whānau Centre Trust

The Porirua Whānau Centre Trust

The Porirua Whānau Centre is one of six Family Social Service Centres in New Zealand.We are seen as a 'hub' of our community, providing education and social service programmes to enhance the ...

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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.

Join us by signing up below and pay online here

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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Tenancy Specialist Vacancy

Closing Date: Wednesday 21st April 2021. Please note, this advert might close sooner if a suitable candidate if found. Position Description: To view a full position description click this link here: Tenancy Specialist Job in Wellington - SEEK. For further information,...

Challenge Co-Director (Tāngata Whenua) Vacancy

National Science Challenge – Challenge Co-Director (Tāngata Whenua) Vacancy Click here to view the full job description To express an interest on a strictly confidential basis please email your cover letter and current CV through to Heather Walker at Mana Recruitment...

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Submissions

Submission on MBIE fire safety draft design guide

CHA agrees the need to develop a reasonable alternate solution to the requirements of the Acceptable Solution C/AS3 which came into effect in July 2014. We are one of the stakeholders who has worked with MBIE over the past three years to develop the Draft Design...

​CHA Submission on Urban Development Authorities

We have, however, suggested that the appropriate response would be a systemic improvement of the planning, infrastructure and funding frameworks for urban development authorities (UDAs). Otherwise the need for UDAs will become a band aid approach. While we agree that...

Methamphetamine contamination draft guidelines issued

The new standards will have major implications for the way social landlords deal with the testing of properties for methamphetamine, both manufacture and use. It will also affect the remediation techniques used and has implications for both policies and procedures for...

HNZ housing stock transfer in Christchurch

Here are the presentations from Treasury and MSD. MSD 20170201 Purchasing Strategy Presentation - CHCH.pdf TSY Stock Tsfr 2 Feb 2017 TWCHPN.pdf CHA CEO, Scott Figenshow, says "We learned a lot about the crown retained investment and how it can work to provide equity...

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Reports

The Emergency Housing Exploratory Study, January-February 2017

The Study describes the circumstances for emergency housing providers in the early days of the emergency housing funding model. Since the study, MSD and the new Ministry of Housing and Urban Development have implemented a number of changes to the emergency and...

Tenants tell Compass what they think of them

Compass General Manager Bernadette Pinnell noted: “We were delighted that we had a 68% response rate and more importantly that 95% of tenants were satisfied with the services that Compass provides”. Key findings were: ·the best aspects of living in a Compass home were...

Research

Life When Renting Summit findings

The Summit, held on the 30th of May in Tauranga, sort to answer the question "How do we generate a rental sector and rental stock that is responsive to older tenants?" You can read a summary of the day here: Life When Renting Mid-term summit summary.pdf You can also...

New Housing Affordability Measure welcomed

CHA is pleased to see the release of the new Housing Affordability Measure, a tier one official statistic. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) new measure will allow the market to be monitored at a more detailed level and has been developed...

Rental homes in poorer condition than owner occupied homes

Of the more than 500 houses assessed in the BRANZ Housing Condition Survey, nearly a third of rentals felt damp, three times as many as the owner-occupied properties. Assessors rated rental properties twice as likely to be 'poorly maintained'. The survey, by the...

New research on positive outcomes in affordable housing

These reports, along with a summary reports (bulletin and synthesis), are attached here: ·HF Research Bulletin April 2017.pdf – an over view of all three studies – Housing Foundation (HF) ·Social and Economic Impacts of Housing Tenure FCSPRU.pdf - Family Centre Social...

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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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