BHC was incorporated in 2002 as an Australian Public Company limited by shares. The Queensland Government and Brisbane City Council are ordinary shareholders of the company and an array of other commercial and not-for-profit organisations play a role as community shareholders in BHC.
As a social business with Public Benevolent Institution and Deductible Gift Recipient status, BHC is focused on assisting low-income households in Queensland to access quality affordable housing.
BHC operates a Group Structure with all property development undertaken through a wholly owned, non-charitable subsidiary, BHC Development Services. The BHC Group is audited by Grant Thornton.
The group also has a wholly owned charitable subsidiary Catalyst Affordable Housing with the scope to operate Australia wide. Catalyst currently operates in Gladstone under the trading name of Gladstone Housing Company.
The Board of BHC comprises an experienced Independent Chair and Directors representing our Ordinary Shareholders (the Queensland Government and Brisbane City Council) as well as Directors appointed by our Community Shareholders.
Directors on the BHC Board have a broad range of expertise including legal, property finance, architecture, accounting and community housing.