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Art Exhibition

A showcase of Talent Tenants from Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust (OCHT) will have their talent on show this week at […]

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Warm & Dry Initiative

Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust (OCHT) and CCC Commence Warm & Dry Initiative Heat pumps will be installed in hundreds of […]

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Brougham Media Release

Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust (OCHT) is about to commence construction work on new community housing on Brougham Street, Sydenham Christchurch. […]

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Linwood Park Media Release

From 21 February 2020 Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust (OCHT) will commence removal of the remaining 34 Canterbury Earthquake Temporary Accommodation units […]

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OCHT Timeline

Below is a snapshot of our achievements from our go live in October 2016:

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TAG High Tea 2019

A behind the scenes with Colleen, Noeline and Yasmin from the Tenant Advisory Group (TAG) about the “High Tea” events […]

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Louisson Place 2019

Check out the footage from the opening of our first development – Louisson Place, Opawa.    

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Housing Heroes Recognised

Twenty one tenants of Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust (OCHT) complexes were recognised as Housing Heroes at an awards ceremony in […]

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New Homes for Cresselly

Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust has plans to build 28 units on our Cresselly Place site where previously there were 30. […]

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Trust Adds New Stock

Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust (OCHT) has purchased eight new homes from Housing Plus Charitable Foundation. The eight duplexes are in […]

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Lewis Trembath – Artist

Lewis Trembath is a budding artist, finding inspiration for his artwork from his Maori ancestry and vintage car shows. Lewis […]

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Alex Wilson – Keen Gardener

A keen gardener, Alex Wilson has won many garden awards during his 20 years in council units. Alex says he […]

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Tenant Survey 2017

2017 Overall, 909 social housing tenants took part in the latest wave of the survey. 878 respondents (96.6%) completed the […]

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OCHT Tenant Survey 2018

2018  Overall, 820 social housing tenants took part in the latest wave of the survey. 774 respondents (94.4%) completed the […]

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Sandilands Complex Information

Why is Christchurch City Council closing its social housing at Sandilands? The welfare of tenants is the priority of Council […]

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Louisson Place, Opawa

How many homes are there? Eight – the eight units are seven years old and have been relocated from the […]

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OCHT Rental Streams

The Trust has two rental streams across its 2,300 properties. The rents and who sets the rents are shown here: […]