July 16, 2019 – More than 50 volunteers from three different partners completed a makeover in the south-end OCHC community… Continue Reading News Release: 50 volunteers gave Ashgrove community a facelift in largest event of 2019
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July 16, 2019 – More than 50 volunteers from three different organizations will be painting fences in the OCHC Ashgrove… Continue Reading Media Advisory: 50 volunteers to paint fences in Ashgrove Community
Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – This morning, Ottawa Community Housing Corporation (OCHC) held its Annual General Meeting with… Continue Reading Ottawa Community Housing Corporation holds its Annual General Meeting
Every day, thousands of Ottawa residents depend on our commitment to provide safe and affordable homes. OCHC pursues its mission… Continue Reading Notice: 2019 Annual General Meeting Ottawa Community Housing Corporation
May 25, 2019 – Residents and community partners came together to celebrate the history of the Lowertown neighbourhood of Beauséjour… Continue Reading News Release: Community comes together to celebrate 40th anniversary
May 23, 2019 – On May 25, Ottawa Community Housing will honour long-term tenants, who have lived in the Beauséjour… Continue Reading Media Advisory: Beauséjour community to celebrate 40 years
Tuesday, April 24th, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – Ottawa Community Housing Corporation (OCHC) thanks Ottawa City Council for approving a mortgage… Continue Reading NEWS RELEASE: Ottawa City Council Approves OCHC Mortgage Refinancing
Thursday, April 11th, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – Following the Minister of Finance of Ontario’s tabling of the 2019 Budget this… Continue Reading STATEMENT: OCHC Reacts to the 2019 Ontario Budget
What? OCH will be upgrading the maintenance software. When? Between Tuesday, April 2nd 5PM and Saturday April 6th. … Continue Reading NOTICE TO TENANTS: System Maintenance
Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – Following the Minister of Finance’s tabling of the 2019 Budget this afternoon, Ottawa… Continue Reading STATEMENT: OCHC Reacts to the 2019 Federal Budget
March 18, 2019 – Join us for a United Way Ottawa Community Action Day at Bronson Terrace. United Way Ottawa… Continue Reading Volunteers to take action in OCHC Community
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – Following Ottawa City Council’s adoption of the 2019 Budget this afternoon, Ottawa Community… Continue Reading STATEMENT: OCHC Congratulates Council for New Investments in Affordable Housing
February 21, 2019 – Join Ottawa Community Housing, Enbridge Gas Inc. to celebrate another successful partnership on two projects –… Continue Reading OCHC and Enbridge partner up for conservation
February 14th, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – This afternoon, Stéphane Giguère, Chief Executive Officer of Ottawa Community Housing Corporation (OCHC), and… Continue Reading NEWS RELEASE: Carlington Community Ready to Welcome New Tenants
Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – Stéphane Giguère, CEO of Ottawa Community Housing Corporation (OCHC) and Cameron MacLeod, Executive… Continue Reading MEDIA ADVISORY – Important Announcement in the Carlington Community
January 30, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – Ottawa Community Housing Corporation (OCHC) is honoured to have been named one of the… Continue Reading OCHC Named One of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers for 2019
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 (OTTAWA) – This morning, OCHC Chief Executive Officer Stéphane Giguère, and Chief Operating Officer Guy Arseneau, appeared… Continue Reading Remarks by Stéphane Giguère at Finance and Economic Affairs Committee
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.