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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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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 ...
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, ...
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 ...

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Tāmaki Housing Association (THA)

Tāmaki Housing Association (THA)

Tāmaki Housing Association provides tenancy management services for social housing tenants in Glen Innes, Panmure ...
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 ...

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 ...
Te Roopu o Te Whanau Rangimarie o Tamaki Makaurau

Te Roopu o Te Whanau Rangimarie o Tamaki Makaurau

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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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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PO Box 11543
Wellington 6142

04 385 8722

support@communityhousing.org.nz

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News

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...

Newsletters

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 5 July 2021

New Chief Executive for CHA, Farewell for Scott Figenshow postponed, Masterclass Series: Free Webinar on Ethical and Innovative Finance For Affordable Housing, Community Finance Worthy Winners at Mindful Money 2021 Awards, Nelson Tasman Housing Trust Increasing Local...

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 21 June 2021

SHIFT Aotearoa Conference, Regional Event & Masterclass Series, Government Policy Statement on Housing and Urban Development (GPS-HUD), Insurance Guidance Note, Release of Interest Limitation Discussion Document, Debt Serviceability Restrictions Added to Policy...

Submissions

​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...

Update on Cross-party inquiry into homelessness

Submissions will initially be heard by the inquiry at four locations: Te Puea Marae in Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington and Christchurch between the end of August and early September. Read more about the process here. Read the two-parts of the CHA and He Kainga Oranga...

Proposed Charities Act could remove the right to appeal

Update on progress of the bill: On Wednesday morning Marianne from Action station went to Parliament to present in person Action Stations crowd-sourced submission on the proposed changes to charities law. The Chair of the Select Committee, Ruth Dyson, asked her to...

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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

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...

Disability and housing conditions

Findings from the 2013 Disability Survey showed people in rented homes were more likely than people in owner-occupied to report difficulty keeping their house warm. 25 percent of disabled people reported having difficulty keeping their home warm, compared with 18...

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Level 11, Ranchhod Tower,
39 The Terrace /
102-112 Lambton Quay
PO Box 11543
Wellington 6142

+04 385 8722

support@communityhousing.org.nz

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