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

04 385 8722

support@communityhousing.org.nz

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News

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...

Newsletters

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 19 April 2022

Haere rā to Brennan Rigby, Manager of Systems Shift, And the Supreme Business Excellence Award goes to…, CHA and Community Finance highlighted as leading housing systems change, Changes to the Healthy Homes Standards finalised, Practical Actions on Climate Change,...

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...

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...

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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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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