How we can help

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Apply for Housing

Find out who is elegible to apply for housing at Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust.

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Common questions answered

We’ve listed some common questions we get asked on a regular basis.

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Housing issues

We want you to be happy in your home - We know, though, that at times you might need to tell us that you’re not happy with something.

We are the largest social housing provider in the South Island, and provide safe and secure flats and small houses to qualifying residents in neighbourhoods throughout Christchurch city and suburbs.

At Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust, tenants are at the centre – Our focus is on our tenants, they are at the centre of everything we do. Our main goals are to:

  • Place you in the right house in the right community
  • Help you find housing that fits your budget
  • Work with you and other organisations to sustain your tenancy
  • Link you to services and recreational activities to enhance your well-being

Cate Kearney – Chief Executive