Volunteer member-tenant managed providers (housing cooperatives)

Contact the Community Housing Council of SA if you have any questions about the responsibilities of living in volunteer member tenant-managed properties. Below is a list of providers and the locations where they operate, download the maps linked at the bottom of this page to see locations.

If you meet the required eligibility criteria you may register your interest in a housing cooperative.

Acacia Housing Association Incorporated

Locations

Inner Northeast

Common Equity Housing SA Ltd

Common Equity Housing assists its member organisations by undertaking a variety of administrative and property functions on their behalf.

Member organisations continue to maintain a separate legal status, manage their tenancies, day to day activities and other responsibilities.

Member organisations are not required to be registered for the National Regulatory System as Common Equity is the registered body.

Who we house

All enquiries for tenant placements come from the CHCR customer register for each of the member organisations.

Contact

Suite 2, 32 West Thebarton Road
Thebarton SA 5031
Phone: 8354 2790
Email: info@cehsa.com.au
www.cehsa.com.au


Member organisations

Acre Housing Co-operative

Who we house

Providing housing on a co-operative basis for low-income small households with demonstrated ability to live in communal environments and in need of housing due to a commitment to one or more of the following: Artistic pursuits, Environmental awareness, Education and self-development, Community service


Copper Triangle Housing Association Inc

Who we house

Providing housing for the disabled and low-income tenants

Locations

Wallaroo, Kadina and Moonta


ISHA Incorporated

Who we house

Sole parents and single people

Locations

City South, Eastern Marion, Lower Northeast, Mount Barker


Paris Flat Housing Co-operative Ltd

Who we house

Providing quality, safe, stable and affordable housing to people who are on a low income and are experiencing accommodation cost distress, who want to be part of an organisation of community minded and environmentally aware members and who actively participate in your affairs in a positive and democratic way.

Locations

Bowden, Brompton

PEACH Housing Co-operative

Locations

City North, Inner North


PERCH (People Run Co-operative Housing Ltd)

Who we house

The members of PERCH believe that everyone has a right to affordable and secure shelter.

We aim to provide security of tenure for people on a low income and to give our members the feeling of home ownership in the properties they are tenanting.

In return, all members participate in the running of the Co-operative and have the opportunity to develop new skills and meet new people.

Locations

North Eastern Suburbs


Phoenix Housing Co-operative Inc

Who we house

Providing housing on a co-operative basis for low income households, particularly households in financial need who are single parents, sole grandparents and sole persons.

Locations

Goodwood, Edwardstown, Ascot Park, Oaklands Park, Plympton, Dover Gdns


Porridge Bowl Housing Co-operative Ltd

Locations

O’Sullivan Beach, Morphett Vale, Noarlunga Downs, Reynella & Christies Downs


Ponderosa Housing Co-operative Inc.

Locations

Osborne, Ferryden Park, Glanville, Woodville, Peterhead


Slovanic Life Housing Co-operative Ltd

Who we house

Providing affordable housing to people who suffered hardship through immigration. Was the purpose of the original group and we still try to select such tenants, with Polish migrants chosen where possible.

Locations

Sheidow Park, Mitchell Park, Trott Park, Old Reynella, Seacombe Gardens, Sturt, Edwardstown


YOCHI Inc

Who we house

To provide safe, secure, affordable housing for people on low incomes; to build member identity and active commitment, and to build social capital while achieving the association’s sustainability.

We aim to operate within the spirit of the international principles of co-operation and to work with like-minded organisations to promote the value of community housing.

Locations

Bowden, Klemzig, Campbelltown, Newton, Seacombe Gardens

Hindmarsh Housing Co-operative Inc.

Who we house

Under threat of loss of accommodation in:

Locations

Hindmarsh municipality City West Inner north-west

Housing Plus SA Incorporated

Who we house

Over 25 years

Locations

  • Inner north-west
  • Northwest
  • The Parks
  • Eastern Port Adelaide
  • Port Adelaide Central
  • City North
  • Inner Northeast
  • Lansones Village Housing Co-operative Incorporated

    Who we house

    Over 18 years

    Locations

    • Inner north-west
    • Eastern Port Adelaide
    • City North
    • Inner Northeast
    • Lower Salisbury

    MERZ Housing Co-operative Incorporated

    Who we house

    Artists or supporters of the Arts

    Locations

    • City South
    • City West
    • Port Adelaide Central
    • Inner north-west
    • City North

    North East Housing Co-operative Incorporated

    Who we house

    21 - 65, English-speaking with one or more of the following skills:

    • administration/secretarial
    • bookkeeping
    • computer/IT
    • financial accounting
    • maintenance
    • communication/interpersonal skills
    • organisational skills

    Locations

    • Upper Northeast
    • Western Salisbury
    • Salisbury Central
    • Upper Salisbury
    • Peachy Belt
    • Upper Elizabeth

    Pennylane Housing Co-operative Limited

    Who we house

    Over 18 years, single and single-parent households with no more than two children. High-density community environment, stairs.

    Locations

    • City South
    • City West

    Salisbury Housing Co-operative Inc.

    Who we house

    Over 18 years

    Locations

    The northern area of Adelaide

    Southern Housing Support Co-operative Incorporated

    Who we house

    Single parents in the southern metro area

    Town and Country Housing Incorporated

    Locations

    • City South
    • City North
    • Happy Valley district
    • Balhannah
    • Nairne
    • Woodside

    Community housing areas

    Metropolitan

    1 City South
    2 City West
    4 Inner North West
    6 The Parks
    8 Pt Adelaide Central
    9 Le Fevre Peninsula
    11 Eastern Marion
    12 Southern Marion
    13 City East
    14 City North
    15 Lower North East
    16 Inner North East
    27 Morphett Vale
    28 Happy Valley Districts
    29 Christies
    30 Noarlunga Central

    Country

    32 Mt Barker
    141 Kadina
    180 Moonta
    184 Nairne
    227 Wallaroo
    270 Moonta Bay


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