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Common Equity Housing Ltd. is a not for profit company established for the purpose of providing housing, resources and support to volunteer rental housing co-operatives across Victoria.

The company holds title to over 2000 properties, the majority of which are managed by housing co-operatives in conjunction with CEHL. The Common Equity Rental Housing Co-Operative (CERC) is the main model of co-op housing delivered by CEHL. Other housing co-operatives have recently joined CEHL as Community Managed Co-operatives and further co-op models are under development. As well as leasing the properties from CEHL, all our member Co-Ops are also shareholders of the company.

The responsibilities of CEHL staff members include:

  • Monitoring properties and planning for future development
  • Offering Co-Op members expert advice about property maintenance and tenancy management
  • Providing training and financial services, and
  • Overseeing the adminstration of the Co-Op Program

CEHL is managed by a Board comprising Directors elected by the shareholders and others appointed for particular expertise.