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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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Upper Hutt Housing Trust Homai te Whaiora

Upper Hutt Housing Trust Homai te Whaiora

Urban Plus Limited

Wesley Community Action

Wesley Community Action

Established in 1952 by the Methodist Church, Wesley Community Action has been pioneering innovative approaches to ...

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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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CHA submission on Healthy Homes Bill June 2016

CHA strongly support revision to the bill so that it activates a performance-based standard, for example, requiring properties to be able to achieve the World Health Organisation recommended interior temperature of 18C year-around (and 21C in certain circumstances)....

Auckland Council housing provision consultation

Their proposalis to partner with a third party social housing provider to form a new CHP that is separate to the council but that the council have a minority interest in. It appears that they are pursuing a similar path to Christchurch City Council which has stated...

CHA submission on residential tenancies regulations

This submission reinforced CHA’s previous submission last month on RTA amendment Bill with the following key points: The proposed regulations, whilst a step in the right direction, do not take advantage of the opportunity to address shortcomings that have permitted a...

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KiwiBuild – MBIE OIA

The original OIA document from 7 March has been replaced with the one below on the 7th May. CHA was asked by MBIE Parliamentary Services to replace the March release with the May document as the 4 pages of supply information has been redacted. Read the full document...

Research

Annual rent rises hit low-spending households

"Higher costs for rent, and cigarettes and tobacco, had a greater effect on lower-spending households," consumer prices manager Matt Haigh said, "Rent was up 2 percent this year, with the largest increases being observed in Auckland." Living costs for all households...

Cold homes harm NZ youth health and schooling

The article in the journal Social Science and Medicine – Population Health by Dr Kimberley O’Sullivan at He Kainga Oranga/Housing and Health Research Programme was co-authored by researchers from the University of Otago and more unusually, young researchers from...

Research shows New Zealand housing still unaffordable

The Massey Affordability Index takes into account the cost of borrowing as well as house prices and wagelevels. Key points from the report can be seen on the left. The report shows that this December quarter (2016) has seen a decline in affordability driven mainly by...

Child Poverty Monitor Technical report 2016

The first suite of indicators in this report comprises the five measures identified in the 2012 report to the New Zealand Children’s Commissioner from the Expert Advisory Group on solutions to child poverty: A fixed-line income measure, a moving-line income measure,...

Community Housing Provider Capacity research report

The report was prepared by Strategic Lift Ltd (SLL) who interviewed seven major Auckland-based community housing providers. It found that, under current funding arrangements, it is likely there would be no more than an additional 1,000 homes delivered. Read the report...

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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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