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
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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
Updates UPDATE: 3:00PM – December 22nd OCHC continues to support the rehousing of tenants following the fire at 251 Donald… Continue Reading Statement by Ottawa Community Housing on the Fire at 251 Donald Street
OTTAWA, December 7, 2018 – Ottawa Community Housing CEO Stéphane Giguère cut the ribbon on the expansion of the Ashgrove… Continue Reading News Release: Ashgrove Community Expansion is Ready to Welcome Tenants
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Stéphane Giguère, CEO of Ottawa Community Housing Corporation (OCHC) and MPP John Fraser will make an… Continue Reading Media Advisory: Announcement in the Ashgrove Community
OTTAWA, November 28, 2018 – Ottawa Community Housing issued the following statement regarding the fire that occurred yesterday evening at… Continue Reading Statement by Ottawa Community Housing on 1290 Emperor Ave. fire
November 27, 2018 – A group volunteers from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and United Way Ottawa will paint hallways… Continue Reading MEDIA ADVISORY: 380 Murray to get a facelift – thanks to volunteers from Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, United Way Ottawa
On November 21, 2018, PCL Constructors Canada Inc., United Way Ottawa, Synapcity and Ottawa Community Housing unveiled a renewal of… Continue Reading Community garden revitalization unveiled at Blair House
November 22, 2018 Ottawa Community Housing is a leader in providing safe, affordable homes and we are constantly innovating to… Continue Reading OCHC Statement – National Housing Day
September 27, 2018 – Following the tornadoes that touched down in the National Capital Region on Friday, September 21, OCHC… Continue Reading OCHC wishes to thank tenants, staff, partners and the many volunteers for the recovery efforts following the tornadoes on Friday Sept 21
September 17, 2018 OCH would like to notify their tenants that Canada Post may be experiencing a labour disruption as… Continue Reading Notice: In the event of a disruption to Canada Post service
On August 7, Ottawa Community Housing Corporation welcomed Cindy Newell, as the new Director of Human Resources. Cindy comes to… Continue Reading Ottawa Community Housing Welcomes New Director of Human Resources
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, which includes education and retrofit initiatives, and constantly developing and monitoring strategies to reduce energy consumption across our portfolio.