Bays Community Housing Trust

  Auckland
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BCHT is a major community housing provider on the North Shore, it provides quality, affordable housing to those in social and economic need.

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Providing stable affordable housing for people who often cannot find suitable accommodation. The Trust links with mental health organisations to provide Community Support Workers for those tenants with mental health issues.

The Trust owns 21 houses and leases another 12 units. It houses 60 people spread over the North Shore. Since 2006 when it bought its first house it has housed over 120 people, many of whom have been able to move out into independent living in the community. Recently it has opened two five bedroom house for women over 65 to flat together, a new model for older living.

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The Trust provides affordable housing to people in social and economic need. At the beginning of 2015 the Trust administers 33 houses and has 50 tenants. Most of the tenants have experienced mental ill health. BCHT also has two five bedroom houses where women over 65 flat together and a house for young people who have come out of CYPs care.

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This organisation page was created on 22 Jan 2014.

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