Grace Swierk, Director of Compliance
Grace is a recent addition to the Schochet team, serving as the new Director of Compliance. Prior to joining The Schochet Companies, Grace served two consecutive terms as the president of the New England Affordable Housing Management Association (NEAHMA) and was awarded NAHMA’s National Affordable Housing Professional-Honorary Designation (NAHP-h). Grace is responsible for developing and conducting nine training courses in a variety of specialized federal and state housing programs including the Low Income Housing Tax Credit, HUD’s Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) System, 4350.3 REV-1 Occupancy Handbook, Limited English Proficiency, REAC Uniform Physical Standards and Lead-Based Paint. After earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Education from Suffolk University, Grace worked as a Secondary-Level Business Education teacher in Massachusetts before joining The Community Builders, Inc., New England Affordable Housing Management Association, and finally serving as a Principal of Housing Resource Group, LLC. At Schochet she uses her extensive property management, training, and regulatory compliance experience to uphold Schochet’s core values.