CEHL's biggest ever spend on property upgrades

In the next two years CEHL is set to radically boost spending on property upgrades after CEHL was successful in securing $6.7M of Victorian Government building maintenance stimulus funds. Read more

Message from Heidi Lee, Chairperson 

As 2020 draws to a close we hope you take the time to relax and enjoy time with your family and friends.

CEHL Annual Report 2019-2020 

Happy Housewarming

CEHL is pleased to have completed redevelopment of a property Thornbury to create two new energy efficient townhouses.  Co-op members have already moved into their new homes.

Managing rent

Managing Rent

Our Program has measures in place to protect from hardship. 

Welcome Laura! 

Meet Laura Freeman, our new Manager Tenancy and Co-op Services.

Gordon's Story

Gordon Kieselbach, co-op elected Board member has a passion for safe, affordable housing for communities at risk. He talks about his life and how he became so passionate about helping these communities.

Time by Sarah Andrew

During lock down there was an eerie quiet and peacefulness’s in the streets.

#coopsnapshot Competition

Will you take part in the International Co-operative Alliance photo competition?


Holiday Office Hours + Who To Contact

Need help with a co-op, tenancy or property issue?

The Who to Contact for support and to resolve issues list has been updated.  It's a handy guide on who to contact first, then who to raise the issue with if it's not resolved. 


Bee Friendly Garden

Spring has come to an end and the long hot days of summer are fast approaching.  Mark Dowling, Co-op Development Coordinator shares his great ideas and advice on helping to create your own bee friendly garden. 

Managing Director Update

It has been an extraordinary and challenging year and we thank you for all your efforts and contribution to your co-ops and the Program.

Member Benefits

Take advantage of JBHi-Fi commercial discounts that CEHL has made available to co-op members and direct tenants.  


Company Rent and Affordability Benchmark Review

The CRAB review and consultation has been in progress since 2018, and is now complete.  Read how co-op feedback has impacted the outcome.

Pandemic Leave Payment

Services Australia provides support if you can't earn an income because you must self-isolate, quarantine or provide care for someone with COVID-19. They now have fact sheets translated in a number of languages about the payment.

Preparing for Changes

The Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) has been amended on a temporary basis to cater for the effects of COVID19 and this has been extended until the end of March 2021.

How co-ops influence our Program Q&A 

Missed the Q&A Forum held in September?  You can Watch now

Keeping Informed

CEHL service changes due to COVID can be found on Co-op Resources COVID-19 page

Do you know how CEHL Program revenue is distributed?

The over half of Program revenue goes toward property maintenance, insurance and rates. Find out how revenue is distributed across the Program...

CEHL Strategic Plan 2025 

Planning and development of the strategic plan is in full swing, watch the video created by the Co-op Program Committee to find out how your co-op can be involved.

Staying Connected

Staying connected during lockdown has been hard.  Keilor CERC shares some great successes in achieving connection in an online world.