CHL registered as a housing association auspiced by Common Equity Housing Ltd (CEHL – the stockholder of housing for the common equity rental cooperative sector).
Start of operations with the appointment of Steve Bevington as the first staff member.
Establishment of a design capacity and completion of design for the very first project in Moe and appointment of Chris Shields on the CHL Board.
19 properties under management moved out of CEHL’s premised to Blackburn in Victoria.
Start of a continuing relationship with MELBA Support Services and commission to deliver 8 special purpose dwellings in Lilydale.
CHL secured the contract for Transitional Housing Management (THM) Services in Eastern Metropolitan Melbourne.
CHL registered as a builder and constructed its first project in Croydon through private finance.
Expansion of THM services to Central & East Gippsland.
Start of our first relationship with Aboriginal Community with the partnership with Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Cooperative in Lakes Entrance.
Establishment of operation in Timor Leste and incorporation of Community Housing (Vic) Ltd.
Received approval to build 40 dwellings as part of Home Folio program in Tasmania and partnership with MECU to introduce finance in sector.
Registration of Community Housing Ltd (CHL) in Timor Leste as a subsidiary of CHL and registration in New South Wales (NSW).
Approved as a growth provider by the NSW and Tasmanian government. Merger with Community Housing Mid North Coast in NSW. Establishment of operation in Chile South America CHLA.
Approved as growth provider in Western Australia and South Australia and received the first ever incentive under National Rental Affordability Scheme (317 in Victoria) and 82 houses under Nation Building Economic Stimulus Plan in Victoria.
Approval as a regional provider in Western Australia’s Mid West.
Establishment of office in Kununurra in the East Kimberley and management contract for properties in remote aboriginal communities.
Completed registration in India and Queensland. Steve awarded the Community Achievement Award by the CEO Magazine.
Merger with Fraser Coast Housing Ltd in Queensland. Completion of first project in ‘San Jose De Maipo’ in Chile.
CHL was transferred the management of close to 1200 social housing properties in Tasmania as part of the Better Housing Futures Reform CHL celebrates its 20th Anniversary.
In Suai, Timor-Leste, CHL commenced construction on
two housing projects comprising 87 houses involving the employment of nearly 300 people including the training of 100 people in materials
manufacture and construction.
CHL expands management of remote aboriginal communities in WA, and receives ‘Excellence in Services to Tenants Award’ by NSW Federation.
In Western Australia we commenced a three-year contract to
manage 126 remote Aboriginal housing tenancies in the Goldfields and Broome.
A new subsidiary company was registered in Peru to undertake affordable
CHL registered new subsidiary companies in Rwanda and Indonesia.
In South Australia, CHL signed a deed to accept transfer of 767 properties under 20 year lease in Northern Adelaide.
Transfer of 1,300 properties on the NSW’s mid north coast under SHMT with CHL NSW taking on the lead role in coordinating social housing and homelessness services in the region. CHL now manages over 9,000 properties across 6 Australian states. CHL also opened new offices in Port Macquarie and Kempsey.
Queensland based Horizon Housing announced integration with the CHL Group. Over 2,500 homes were added to the CHL portfolio in QLD with the merger.
Launch of CHL’s Reconciliation Action Plan and registration of Aboriginal Community Housing Ltd as an approved community housing provider