rgyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) is a Registered Social Landlord providing over 5,000 affordable homes for rent. We aim to be a modern Landlord of choice in Argyll and Bute by meeting housing need and providing high quality services.

We have houses across 11 islands and in every major settlement in Argyll and Bute. We work in partnership with other organisations including Argyll and Bute Council and other Housing Associations.

ACHA is a community led organisation directed by a voluntary Board of Management supported by Area Committees. We were granted charitable status in 2011, and are registered with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator as a charity (charity number SC042713). We are a not for profit Industrial and Provident Society and everyone with an interest is welcome to become a member.


Led by the Chief Executive, Alastair MacGregor, the Association has four departments:  


Housing & Neighbourhood Services - Director Christine Johnston and her team are responsible for the day-to-day management of our houses, including lettings and repairs and has a network of local offices across Argyll & Bute;

Finance & Information Technology - under the direc tors hip of Bruce West, this department is responsible for the Association’s financial and information technology resources;


Investment & Regeneration - led by Director, Kirsteen McGinn, this department is responsible for the housing modernisation programme and for new build and development projects;


Human Resources & Corporate Services - Director Colette Benham heads a team of staff responsible for the provision of support services in relation to human resources, committee management, compliance and performance.



The Association currently employs around 200 staff and is committed to recruiting, training and developing its staff team in order that both the association and the individual staff member maximise their full potential.


The Association’s registered office is Menzies House, Glenshellach Business Park, Oban, Argyll, PA34 4RY 
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