Managing an organisation

Property and asset management

Properties are allocated to community housing providers through Renewal SA. As well as being responsible for physically maintaining these assets, there are other considerations that community housing organisations must take into account.

A community housing organisation's responsibilities for property include:

  • modifications for people with a disability
  • conducting regular property inspections
  • developing and implementing the annual maintenance plan for each property
  • developing, submitting and implementing the annual summary maintenance plan
  • carrying out general maintenance and repairs
  • managing vacant properties in for new tenants
  • returning a property to Renewal SA
  • liaising with Renewal SA with regards to transferring a property to another community housing provider or selling to tenants
  • engaging contractors and tradespeople
  • occupational health, safety and welfare and fire safety awareness.

Policies and procedures

The policies and procedures listed below only apply to community housing providers under the 2006 Funding Agreement, if you require access to an unlinked document, please email

Community housing providers under the 2016 Master Agreement please refer to Master Agreements for all policies and procedures.

  • Cooperatives voluntary amalgamations and mergers policy
  • Direct sale of assets to not for profit housing providers (44.7 KB PDF)
  • Disability modifications policy and procedures
  • Group self build policy
  • Maintenance funds transfer policy
  • Maintenance policy
  • New generation housing policy
  • Property returns policy
  • Vacant properties policy
  • Voluntary transfers of tenanted properties between Community Housing Organisations policy

Guidelines and factsheets



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