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CHA member, Alison Cadman, from Dwell Housing in Wellington comments on why Dwell is a member:

“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.”

The CHA Constitution sets out two categories of members – Full and Partner.

These are defined below:

There shall be two categories of membership:

Full Members: These are Iwi, Maori 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.

Partner Members: 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 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.

The annual fee for Full Members 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