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The Ottawa Community Housing Corporation offers around 15,000 homes to over 32,000 tenants, including seniors, families, individuals, and people with disabilities. These homes are located in various communities throughout the City of Ottawa and house a diverse population with different languages, cultures, and ethnicities.

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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.

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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

Feb 6th, 2024

Awards: OCH Recognized As A Top Employer By The National Capital Region

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Feb 27th, 2024

Employee Spotlight: Long-time OCH Employee Guides Students in the YMCA Pre-Apprenticeship Program 

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Feb 22nd, 2024

New OCH Program to Resolve Work Requests at First Call and Provide Maintenance Staff with the Right Tools  

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Feb 16th, 2024

OCH’s 2024 Budget focuses on delivering Quality Tenant Services and promoting Safe and Healthy Communities 

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

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