January 30th, 2020 (OTTAWA, ON) – Following yesterday’s meeting of Ottawa City Council, the Ottawa Community Housing Corporation has issued… Continue Reading STATEMENT: Housing and Homelessness Crisis & Emergency
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(OTTAWA, ON) January 23, 2020 – At its meeting tonight, the Ottawa Community Housing Corporation Board of Directors approved its… Continue Reading NEW RELEASE: OCH Board of Directors Approves 2020 Budget
Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – Following Ottawa City Council’s adoption of the 2020 Budget earlier today, Ottawa Community… Continue Reading STATEMENT: 2020 City of Ottawa Budget
Friday, November 29th, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – This morning, Councillor Catherine McKenney, Chair of Ottawa Community Housing Corporation’s Portfolio Management… Continue Reading NEWS RELEASE: 811 Gladstone Avenue – Affordable, Sustainable, Engaging
November 27th, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – Councillor Catherine McKenney, Chair of Ottawa Community Housing Corporation’s (OCHC) Portfolio Management Committee, Councillor… Continue Reading MEDIA ADVISORY: Technical Briefing on 811 Gladstone Avenue
November 26, 2019 – A group of 64 volunteers from The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) will complete painting the… Continue Reading Media Advisory: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission volunteers to improve lives of tenants at 415 MacLaren
November 16, 2019 – A partnership between Ottawa Community Housing Corporation and Connected Canadians will open up the digital world for 50… Continue Reading OCHC and Connected Canadians partner up to help seniors navigate the digital world
November 16, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – Stéphane Giguère, CEO of Ottawa Community Housing Corporation and Rideau-Vanier Councillor Mathieu Fleury and… Continue Reading Media Advisory: OCHC, Connected Canadians to announce partnership that will benefit 50 tenants
October 23, 2019 – One hundred employees from the Ottawa office of software company called Ribbon Communications Inc. will come… Continue Reading Media Advisory: OCHC, Ribbon to come together to improve the lives of MacLaren tenants
October 2, 2019 – A group of international student volunteers with Up with People and Ottawa Community Housing will team… Continue Reading OCHC, Up with People: working together on building strong communities
On Monday, September 23, 2019, Ottawa Community Housing (OCHC) will kick off its annual Fire Prevention Week with tenants, special… Continue Reading Ottawa Community Housing Launches Fire Prevention Week
September 17, 2019 OTTAWA, ON – Synopsys Inc. will be building up the Ashgrove Community by helping to paint fences… Continue Reading Media Advisory: Synopsys to donate time and funds in Ashgrove
August 30th, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – CMO & OCHC celebrate the success of Helping Ourselves – a peer peacebuilding program… Continue Reading NEWS RELEASE: Community Mediation Ottawa (CMO) and Ottawa Community Housing Corporation (OCHC) Celebrate Trillium Seed Grant
August 29th, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – You are invited to join Community Mediation Ottawa (CMO) and Ottawa Community Housing Corporation… Continue Reading MEDIA ADVISORY: Community Mediation Ottawa and OCHC to Celebrate Success
August 16th, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – This afternoon, Ottawa Community Housing Corporation (OCHC) CEO Stéphane Giguère and Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health… Continue Reading Ottawa Community Housing Corporation and the Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre Unveil a New Community Space for the Pinecrest Terrace Community House
Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – Stéphane Giguère, CEO of Ottawa Community Housing Corporation (OCHC), and Christopher McIntosh, CEO… Continue Reading MEDIA ADVISORY: Unveiling and Funding Announcement in Pinecrest Terrace
OTTAWA, August 2, 2019 – Ottawa Community Housing has issued the following statement regarding the fire that occurred this morning… Continue Reading Statement by Ottawa Community Housing on the Fire at 251 Donald Street
Ottawa Community Housing (OCH) provides approximately 15,000 homes to 32,000 tenants, including seniors, parents, children, couples, singles and persons with special needs, within many communities across the City of Ottawa. OCH houses a diverse population of varying languages, ethnicity and cultures. OCH is the largest social housing provider in Ottawa, managing two-thirds of the City’s social housing portfolio, and is the second largest in Ontario.
As a leader in the delivery of quality, affordable housing, Ottawa Community Housing collaborates with others to develop safe and healthy communities.
Financial sustainability involves positioning OCH to access available grants, maintain assets, implement refinancing strategies, and reinvest savings into our communities.
Portfolio Maintenance & Growth
Identifying and implementing redevelopment plans, increasing capacity and suitability of affordable housing, and expanding business opportunities and partnerships.
Safe & Healthy Communities
Undertaking initiatives that engage tenants in creating safe and inclusive neighborhoods, and creating the awareness and skills necessary for successful tenancies.
Promoting green culture through its Green Plan: the Eco2 Plan, which includes education and retrofit initiatives, and constantly developing and monitoring strategies to reduce energy consumption across our portfolio.