As one of Australia’s leading providers of sustainable and socially responsible housing, CHC’s focus is the accessibility of living options for every age and at every stage of life.
Established in 1998, CHC is not-for-profit, financially independent and governed by a skills-based board. We pride ourselves on high standards of corporate governance and an exceptional leadership team, hand-selected for their experience and aptitude within the community and housing sectors.
The CHC offering comprises new developments, rental properties, independent living and speciality housing. Our work is guided by and measured against key values including accountability, leadership, creativity, sustainability, respect and ethical practice.
CHC works closely with government and industry to deliver on our goals and achieve award-winning outcomes. We engage in valuable and considered partnerships and sponsorship within the community.
CHC strive to be at the forefront of housing solutions in Canberra. We continuously explore inventive strategy and aim to be a benchmark for quality, encourage and support our peers and positively impact the lives of our residents.
CHC is governed by a skills-based Board of Directors. Membership of the board is contingent on maintaining a skill-set appropriate to the provision of affordable housing and community services.
CHC has a comprehensive system of corporate government practices, designed to provide appropriate levels of accountability and disclosure.
The organisation has a set of guiding standards, policies and systems including:
The work of CHC is measured against internal and external audit processes. In accordance with our constitution, the ACT Auditor-General is responsible for auditing financial statements.
CHC’s internal audit delivers a systematic and disciplined approach to risk management, control and governance processes. The internal audit work program is endorsed annually by the Audit Committee, with results, progress and performance regularly reviewed by the committee.
CHC operate a rigorous system of risk oversight, management and internal control. The organisation’s approach is to identify, assess and manage risks that affect (or have the potential to affect) our business.