TCHT purchase of Whakatane District Councils pensioner housing stock, 72 one bedroom units in Whakatane and 7 in Murupara.
Bring on 2017 ! New developments and concept plans in the pipeline.....
TCHT completed its second building project; three purpose built, fully accessible, four bedroom dwellings, each on its own title in Danny Place.
Healthy Homes Project commenced after the Ministry of Health new innovation scheme focusing on ' reducing rheumatic fever'.
Friendly Landlord Project (FLP) a pilot project (funded by BOP District Health Board) commenced. FLP focused on supporting people with a serious mental illness into secure, sustainable housing.
TCHT completed work on the first housing project - 'the Merivale Project.' The building of 2 adjacent properties on Fraser Street. They were purpose built for the Trusts needs.
Sale and Purchase agreement with Classic Builders for an innovative housing solution for Tauranga - 14 one bedroom units in a special housing accord development. Tenants moving in week prior Christmas.
TCHT produced a short DVD highlighting housing needs and outlining TCHT work. The DVD was well received and was viewed at the police Charity Luncheon where TCHT was the very fortunate recipient of a substantial grant (87,000).
TCHT were involved in a collaborative research project. The research examined current and future housing needs of disabled people in the BOP and Lakes regions.
CCS Disability Action BOP initiated and resourced a Housing Project to investigate the housing needs, gaps and potential solutions for disabled people and their families. Trust Formally Established.
TCHT became a registered social housing provider. .
By years end there were 127 people on the TCHT 'books' and staff were overseeing 50 plus tenancies. Notable trends were the increase in young and older people being referred.
The Housing Facilitation Service (HFS) was established and 25 people (with a disabled person in the household) were supported into suitable housing.
$1.7m grant from SHU for 14 unit Clarke St development.