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Supporting Vulnerable Tenancies Program

Supporting Vulnerable Tenancies

Information on TPA's Supporting Vulnerable Tenancies (SVT) Program and how to contact the advocates undertaking this program.

TPA support the call for smoke alarms in rental properties

Call for somoke alarms in rental properties supported by TPA

Press Release from Tenants Protection Association (ChCh) Incorporated – Christchurch

TPA says recent calls for mandatory smoke alarm installations in rental properties  is an opportunity for all parties to come together to improve the safety and quality of rental housing. 

TPA Annual General Meeting 24th November

Annual General Meeting 24th November 2014

Our Annual General Meeting this year will be on Monday 24th November 2014.  It is being held at Christchurch Community House 301 Tuam Street Christchurch between 4pm and 6pm.  

We look forward to seeing you there.

Please RSVP if you are attending 

TPA Moving to a new permanent home at Rooms 3 & 4: 301 Tuam Street.

TPA Moving to 301 Tuam Street

TPA have a new permanent home. We are moving with Christchurch Community House to 301 Tuam Street.

Landlords - stop telling tenants to move out for eq repairs and start asking!

EQ Repairs

TPA News and Views Issue 7  21 July 2014

The quakes didn't stop us but our cash flow crisis might...

TPA are asking for donation to help keep services running.

Tenants Protection Association are asking tenants  for their help.  Helen Gatonyi says "the tables have turned and we are now asking tenants and other users of our services if they can help us as we face losing our home and closing the doors until we can find enough funding to continue our services"

Today, TPA have released the following plea.

Consultation - Christchurch City Council is considering changing the way it provides social housing in Christchurch

Consultation - CCC changing the way it provides social housing in the city

Christchurch City Council is considering changing the way it provides social housing in its district.

You can access further information, including the full Statement of Proposal at

The Council wants to know what its City Housing tenants, stakeholders and the Christchurch community think about the proposal, with consultation open from 21 May, 2014, until Thursday, 26 June 2014. Anyone who is interested can make a written submission.

TPA News and Views Issue 5

Bad practice

TPA news and Views Issue 5 - Bad practice - we think so!!

TPA News and Views Issue 4


TPA News and Views Issue 4 : How far we've come - or not?

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Contact Details

Tenants Protection Association (ChCh) Inc
Te Tōpū Tiaki-ā-Kainoho
Room 3, 301 Tuam Street, Christchurch 8011
Ph.(03) 379-2297

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