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Press Release - Douglas House and Hamilton Wade Celebrate RHF’s 55 years of Affordable Housing in Brockton, MA

Douglas House and Hamilton Wade will be jointly celebrating the 55th Anniversary of Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF), its sponsoring organization on Wednesday June 7th 2017 at 4:00 PM.

Hamilton Wade and Douglas House, located at 20 Haverhill Street is a 242-unit, affordable housing community for seniors and individuals with disabilities and part of the RHF organization.   On a sunny day, you may find the residents lounging on the gazebo, or on one of the many benches on the property, or you may find them enjoying the attractively landscaped grounds from the spacious solarium.

About Retirement Housing Foundation

RHF was started by two clergymen from the United Church of Christ and a layperson who, with $7,000, started with a dream that has grown to include Douglas House and Hamilton Wade and 184 other communities throughout the United States, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, serving more than 20,500 older adults, persons with disabilities, and low income families.

About the Schochet Companies

The Schochet Companies is a full service real estate development and management company founded by Jay R. Schochet more than forty years ago.  Since that time the company has developed, owned, and/or managed in excess of 7,000 apartments, the bulk of which are affordable, and over 600,000 square feet of retail and commercial space throughout New England and on the West Coast.  Today, Schochet Companies owns and/or manages over 5,000 apartments and 100,000 square feet of commercial space throughout New England.  Headquartered in Braintree, MA, the company employs over 170 people. For more information about Schochet please visit

Douglas House and Hamilton Wade are the result of a collaborative effort by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), MassHousing, Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), the City of Brockton, RHF and The Schochet Companies.

Reporters and Editors:  For further information, contact Sandi Baker-Grant, Douglas House and Hamilton Wade at 617-674-5929, or

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