BHC Tenant Handbook

5 BHC is a leading provider of affordable housing with a demonstrated ability to deliver innovative social and affordable housing. Since incorporation in 2002, and as a registered Tier 1 Community Housing Provider (CHP), BHC has a well-earned reputation as a solid and reliable organisation, built through effective working relationships and a personalised approach to customer service. Our core business is housing and asset management of our wholly owned 1,400 affordable housing properties. In addition, our experienced team have undertaken property development and project management to create a number of awardwinning homes for Queenslanders from all walks of life. BHC is governed by an experienced skill based Board of Directors, chaired by Eloise Atkinson. CEO, Rebecca Oelkers, leads a dedicated team of employees. We pride ourselves on working in close partnership with local communities, service providers, charities and government to provide homes that are secure and affordable. As a not-for-profit company limited by shares, BHC gains great strength from the diversity of its shareholding organisations. The BHC shareholders hail from for-profit, not for profit and governmental sectors and all share a commitment to the provision of leading edge affordable housing and mixed tenure developments. BHC shareholders comprise of: • Queensland Government • Brisbane City Council • Property Council of Australia • Australian Property Institute • Planning Institute of Australia • Q-Shelter • Communify Queensland • Churches of Christ Queensland • Centacare In the spirit of reconciliation, BHC acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today. Our organisation is a place where human rights are respected and people of diverse genders and sexual orientation are welcomed and supported.