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About Ottawa Community Housing Corporation 

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. 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. OCH was selected as one of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers in 2018, 2019 and 2020. 

The OCH Board of Directors is comprised of twelve members, including four City Councillors, six Community representatives, a tenant Board member, and the Mayor as an Ex-Officio member. The Corporation operates at arm’s length from the City of Ottawa, our sole Shareholder.  OCH collaborates with nearly 100 community and private sector partners to serve and support OCH residents. The OCH portfolio includes buildings ranging in age from one year old to over one hundred years old.

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STATEMENT: Joint Statement from OCH Board Chair and OCHC CEO following Mayor Watson’s not to seek re-election in 2022

STATEMENT: Joint Statement from OCH Board Chair and OCHC CEO following Mayor Watson’s not to seek re-election in 2022

JOINT STATEMENT FROM OTTAWA COMMUNITY HOUSING BOARD CHAIR AND CEO Friday, December 10th, 2021 (OTTAWA, ON) – Following Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson’s announcement to not… Continue Reading STATEMENT: Joint Statement from OCH Board Chair and OCHC CEO following Mayor Watson’s not to seek re-election in 2022

Construction Update: Community Improvements on St. Laurent Blvd 

Construction Update: Community Improvements on St. Laurent Blvd 

OCH’s senior’s building at 800 St. Laurent Boulevard is one of our most recent properties to receive a makeover.   Staff, partners and tenants worked together to identify areas in need of improvement – resulting in more than a $100,000 investment in the community.   … Continue Reading Construction Update: Community Improvements on St. Laurent Blvd 

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