Community Housing

​The Clutha District Council owns, operates and manages 98 housing units located in the following areas;

​Balclutha - Argyle Street​2 Argyle Street, Balclutha​4
​Balclutha - Naish Courts​64 Charlotte Street, Balclutha​15
​Balclutha - Toshvale​98 Charlotte Street, Balclutha​22
​Clinton​7 Side Street, Clinton​6
​Kaitangata​51 Eddystone Street, Kaitangata​3
​Lawrence​19 Harrington Street, Lawrence​11
​Milton - Spencer Street​72 Spencer Street, Milton​5
​Milton - Elderlee Street​37-39 Elderlee Street, Milton​11
​Owaka​13 Burns Street, Owaka​6
​Tapanui​5 Kent Street, Tapanui​10
​Waihola​9 Nore Street, Waihola​5

Council operates the units as a self-funding activity and as such, attracts no general rate assistance.

Council has a tenant selection process and a priority system for filling vacant units.

For more information on the priority system, please see our Community Housing Policy on our policies page and our Council Community Housing Application Form on our Forms & Guides page.

If you would like further information concerning Community Housing Units, please contact Loesje Morrison, Community Facilities Supervisor on 03 419 0200 or email


There are a number of vacant units in our Tapanui Council Community Housing Units at 5 Kent Street, Tapanui. The non-smoking units are modern, self contained and are available to a wide range of people in the community, not just the elderly. A number of these units have recently been upgraded and each has its own heatpump.

 The rent is $113.00 per week.

If you would like further information concerning these units, please contact the Tapanui service Centre on 03 204 8306.

Page reviewed: 25 Jan 2017 1:47pm