Northumberland County Housing Corporation

Northumberland County Housing Corporation (NCHC) is a social housing provider in Northumberland County with over 344 owned and operated housing units. The NCHC provides rent-geared-to-income (RGI) and affordable rental options to low-income households in Northumberland.

Northumberland County is the sole shareholder of the NCHC and gives direction to its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is responsible for the budget, upholding corporate by-laws, agreements, and reports; and for long-range strategic planning. The Board of Directors is comprised of County Council representatives, the Chief Administrative Officer of Northumberland County, and citizen directors that have a collective skillset which includes:

  • Knowledge of the social housing sector
  • Planning services, including knowledge of requirements and legislation in the mutli-residential sector
  • Development planning, including asset management planning
  • Facilities management
  • Legal and financial expertise
  • Social services delivery, including the provision of service for housing insecure households
  • Knowledge of Northumberland County
Board meeting agendas and minutes