Toronto Community Housing
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Great place to work, low stress, great benefits, pay could be better. Great co workers, management is very respectful. Supply the tools work van and fuel

Pros

Benefits are the best

Cons

Could do better with pay
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Nepitism / favoritism is very high .

If you work here , hard work and attention to detail are met with envious and malicious team mates who won't hesitate to discredit you to circumvent their own lazziness. There is a very big cultural difference , meaning that their is a significant group of people belonging to the same culture who out number the rest of the employees and activly engage in creating a hostile work environment for anyone not belonging to the same cultural group. The management participates in unprofessional conduct and favoritism. Nepitism is alive and well in this company . The work is easy enough but the unprofessional culture and nature of the job environment can not be ignored.

Pros

Pension and benefits

Cons

Incompitant management / nepitism / hostile work environment
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Insights into Toronto Community Housing

Based on 31 survey responses
What people like
  • Ability to learn new things
  • Ability to meet personal goals
  • Fair pay for job
Areas for improvement
  • Sense of belonging
  • Trust in colleagues
  • Inclusive work environment

Productive company with many job opportunities

GR8 CompanyAwesome benefitsGr8 starting payMany job opportunitiesGr8 CEO JagGr8 CCO NadiaDiverse cultural companyMinimum raise once a yearAll about health and safety
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Awful

Not what I expected from such a big organization. Work place culture is terrible and management is horrible. Most people are there for a pay cheque and use the company as a stepping stone.
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Challenging

This organization has its perks, but the work culture and work life balance has serious room for improvement. There are a lot of gossipers. However, the work can be rewarding depending on your attitude.
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Great public sector experience

TCHC is a great place to enhance your career while having the opportunity to contribute to public service. I would highly recommend working for TCHC
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Great Place to work

Good Place to start your career with lots of advancement. No one is over you monitoring what you do which is great. A good place to help those in need, I love working with the tenant.

Pros

benifits

Cons

Upper management are idiots
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Secure fun place to work

In six years can’t say anything bad about the company from work life balance to management, high pay low hours and a willingness to work with the employee on and difficult times
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Very fun and collaborative

I loved working here. Staff and supervisors were just amazing. I also made some good friends along the way. The company provided lots of ways to improve work-life balance
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Cool place to work

Very well-balanced work environment. You don't take your work home with you. The overall job experience in the public sector is more lax and secure than in private.

Pros

-Good Pay and Benefits -Lovely Work Environment

Cons

-hard to get an interview -must be overly qualified
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sad place to work

busy, ill informednot organizeddid not enjoy at alllong hoursterrible paynot clear instructionswaste of time for the paysad place too worknot treated fairly

Pros

good parking

Cons

long hours
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Good experience

Compensation is not bad. Good benefits and pension. You can transfer to another role after 12 months of service with the company. Management is flexible in terms of schedule and working from home. But some employees are toxic and will find the smallest thing to complain about. Some employees will try to find someone to blame for their mistakes, management knows but seems to let it slide and not address the issue. This does make the work environment stressful sometimes but you get used to it. I just laugh at it because it's actually silly. Work is work lol. However, there are also some easy-going and kind employees. Theres a lot to know, like legislations, processes and rules by the City. From my own experience, I found that tchc lacks structured training for new staff. I learned a lot about my role by myself.

Pros

Pay and benefits, work life balance, career growth

Cons

Training, toxic colleagues
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worst place in the world

Toronto Housing is the worst place to work at on the planet i would never recommend not even to my worse enemy to work at this place the coworkers and management are very mean, they talk about there workers loud so that they can hear it is a very dark and malicious place to work at it is literally bad and they do not exist
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Fast paced

Worked there for 5 years. Good working environment with co-workers. Left for a different opportunity with another company. Barring a car accident, and an assault on the job, it was a great experience.
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Just 5 minutes from home. Very alive place to work.

Although I am retired, I do miss my job. I always looked forward to the day knowing every day was different from the next as we were a satellite office. All clients came to our office to pay rent, questions of many types, such as rental increases, rent review question, maintenance requests or complaints. Also I dealt with tenant disputes, which I take pride in my ability to resolve most cases. If I felt the need for support I would either involve my co-worker or manager, depending of the seriousness of the dispute. The diversity of clients and their background taught me a great deal of cultures from all over the world. The difficult part of the job was managing your time lines such as completing rent calculations, renting units in a timely manner, and completing payroll data for the Superintendents. We conducted many evening meetings with tenant reps from each building on a monthly basis, which I enjoyed immensely. Knowing your client was a must to me

Pros

Time flexeblity

Cons

Can be very stressful, juggling
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Rudderless ship

Horrible top down management that never listens to the front line staff who bear the brunt of the anger of tenants, leading to the staff becoming bitter and even more unhelpful. The whole model needs reworking. Why not more cooperative style housing instead of the bureaucratic nightmare that is the current reality?
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Great employment experience

I enjoyed my time with TCH completely My Director was supportive, staff were well versed and the organization was great I would return to work there at the drop of a hat I really appreciate the experience with the multicultural learning experience and supportive upper management

Pros

Atmosphere and great eduction opportunities

Cons

None
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very fun place to work as a teen who was looking for a summer job

very chill workplace however when work needed to be done it was done no questions asked, i was definitely a more mature person when i left youth worx then when i came in
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Good place to work

TCHC has a good work-life balance, especially at the level under manager level. The pay and benefits are good as well. Colleagues are very kind and supportive. I recommend.
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great first job

great first job it was a good learning experience there was a lot of grunt work but i feel like it was probably worth it. the pay was good, overall not a bad place.
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Selfserve - only good for management (managers and their families and friends)

Not a typical place on earth, the least and corrupted work place I have ever seen. inconsistency in pay, run by family and friends. Management rob in many ways with the help of vendors, suppliers etc. Could not be proven, perfectly documented , auditors never analyze anything in details maybe they are also supporting and receiving kick backs. most of the managers in FM do not have any formal education.
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Based on 148 reviews

Ratings by category

4.1 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.7 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.6 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.7 out of 5 stars for Management
3.8 out of 5 stars for Culture

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