Who We Are
Eastern Suburbs Rental Housing Co-operative (ESRHC) is a not-for-profit registered Housing Provider that manages 39 properties throughout the municipalities of Boroondara, Manningham, Monash, Stonnington and Whitehorse and provides long term accommodation for people in need of secure, affordable and environmentally sustainable housing. The properties are owned by the Director of Housing and are leased to the Co-operative under a General Lease.
ESRHC is governed by a Board of Directors comprising 4 tenant member directors and one independent director. The tenant member directors are elected by the members of the Co-operative which ensures that members have valuable input into the management of the Co-operative and which reflects the needs of its tenants/members.
ESRHC is part of the Community Housing Sector and is a contributing member of CHIA Vic; the state peak body for community housing.
What We Offer
ESRHC aims to provide an opportunity for members to work together for the common good of all and to promote a sense of social connection. Being a member of the Co-operative enables members to build their social and life skills and to reach their full potential through access to education, training and personal development. Members also have the opportunity to engage with each other via regular, funded social activities.
As a condition of becoming a member of ESRHC, members are required to actively participate in the management of the Co-operative. This is through attending general meetings, sub-committee meetings and other committees as they arise. Members also have the opportunity to be appointed as a Director on the Board and to contribute to the operational and strategic direction of the Co-operative.