Social Housing

Services social housing

With more than 2,200 housing units spread throughout most suburbs in Christchurch, the Council's social housing portfolio is second only in size to Housing New Zealand Corporation.

Our housing policy requires that social housing be financially self-supporting and not funded from rates.

Tenancy information

News, property maintenance and events for our tenants that are coming up in their community.

Other housing options

Temporary and emergency housing information.

Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust

Council has decided to create a separate entity to manage its social housing portfolio.

Social housing history

We have a proud history of providing social housing to the people of Christchurch since the early 1920s.

Christchurch Housing Accord

Working with the Government to address housing supply and affordability issues in Christchurch.