Access Community Housing Company Ltd (ACHC) is a not-for-profit company which provides social housing for individuals and families living across Far North Queensland. Please note eligibility criteria applies, check if you are eligible.
Access Community Housing Company (ACHC) began operations in 1991 and is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. Today ACHC has a portfolio of almost 650, approximately 70% of these properties being owned by the Queensland State Government, approximately 20% privately owned and the remaining properties are owned by Cairns Regional Council, Boulders Court Housing Company and ACHC. Both the local government and Boulders Court Housing properties are in the process of being transferred to ACHC, as they did not seek registration under the National Regulatory System (NRS).
ACHC is a Tier 2 provider under the NRS. ACHC operates a number of housing programs, including Long Term housing, Community Rent Scheme (CRS) (transitional housing) and CMSU (Community Managed Studio Units). At any time there are approximately 1,200 people living in ACHC properties.Read More
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