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OCH provides approximately 15,000 homes to about 32,000 tenants, including seniors, parents, children, couples, singles and persons with special needs, within many communities across the City of Ottawa. We house a diverse population of varying languages, ethnicity and cultures.

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How we work

As a leader in the delivery of quality, affordable housing, Ottawa Community Housing collaborates with others to develop safe and healthy communities.

Financial sustainability

Financial sustainability involves positioning OCH to access available grants, maintain assets, implement refinancing strategies, and reinvest savings into our communities.

Safe and healthy communities

Undertaking initiatives that engage tenants in creating safe and inclusive neighborhoods, and creating the awareness and skills necessary for successful tenancies.

A green plan for the future

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.

Portfolio maintenance and growth

Identifying and implementing redevelopment plans, increasing capacity and suitability of affordable housing, and expanding business opportunities and partnerships.

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Latest News

Nov 22nd, 2023

First Tenant Talks Town Hall Provides Updates on Important OCH Programs and Services 

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Nov 8th, 2023

Meet Amanda: A Look at the Work of a Community Developer in a Changing Environment 

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Nov 2nd, 2023

Meet Bill and Roody: Students Participate in Mentorship Program to Pave the Way for Future Success  

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The Housing Services Act has been updated – read more to find out how this affects tenants.

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