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The Schochet Companies News

Press releases, events, and related news.

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The City of Boston and the Fenway Community Development Corporation Celebrate the Acquisition and Renovation of the Newcastle Saranac Apartments

BOSTON – Tuesday, June 7th, 2022 - Building on the City of Boston’s commitment to preserving affordable housing in Boston, Chief of Housing and Director of the Mayor’s Office of Housing Sheila Dillon today joined the Fenway Community Development Corporation (CDC), their development partner Schochet Companies, and South End/Lower Roxbury residents to celebrate the ribbon cutting on the renovations that preserved 97 units of affordable housing at the Newcastle Saranac Apartments located on Columbus Avenue and Northampton Street in the South End/Lower Roxbury.

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SCHOCHET ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SERVICES & CAPACITY; CORRESPONDING PROMOTIONS

BRAINTREE, MA, February 7, 2022 – Entering its 50th year of operation and growth, The Schochet Companies has expanded its capacity in resident services and property and portfolio management over the past several months, leading to recent promotions along with the creation of new positions as part of its ongoing emphasis on enhancing the quality of its properties and the experiences of its residents.

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Press coverage of yesterday’s announcement of preservation of 504 affordable housing units at Fresh Pond Apartments in Cambridge.

Finalized agreement preserves the affordability of 504 housing units at Fresh Pond Apartments

As seen in Cambridge Day on October 11, 2021
By Marc Levy

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FINALIZED AGREEMENT PRESERVES 504 AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS AT FRESH POND APARTMENTS

 

CAMBRIDGE, MA, October 11, 2021 – The Schochet Companies today announced that Rindge Associates Limited Partnership has executed an agreement with the City of Cambridge to preserve as affordable 504 housing units at Fresh Pond Apartments.

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Landlords Say Eviction “Wave” Should Pass Franklin

After a more than a year of a prohibition on evictions by state and federal government, the “final” extension is set to expire on Saturday, July 31 – and activists have warned of a wave of coming evictions, likely to be followed by an uptick in homelessness.

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MORE THAN 2K SENIORS AND OTHERS VACCINATED AT SCHOCHET PROPERTIES

As a result of a broad effort of The Schochet Companies staff, LeadingAge (@LeadingAge), government entities (ri.gov, mass.gov, @masshousing, @rihousing) and CVS, more than 2,300 people were vaccinated at 13 properties owned or managed by Schochet in recent weeks, including more than 2,000 residents, 61 staff and nearly 200 volunteers and PCAs (Primary Care Assistants) working with elderly residents.

This includes properties owned by the Retirement Housing Foundation (@RHF) and properties co-owned by Jonathan Rose Companies (@JonathanRoseCompanies).

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SCHOCHET RETAINS TASHA DAVIS AS PORTFOLIO MANAGER

BRAINTREE, MA, February 24, 2021 – The Schochet Companies today announced that Tasha Davis has joined the company as portfolio manager.

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ANGELA CRUZ PROMOTED TO DIRECTOR OF COMPLIANCE

BRAINTREE, MA, February 17, 2021 – The Schochet Companies today announced that Angela Cruz has been promoted to director of compliance, replacing Grace Swierk, who recently retired after holding the position since 2013.

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Feared Evictions Pushed Back As Rental Aid Trickles Down

By SARAH ROBERTSON

December 24, 2020

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Lawyers Clearinghouse Honors The Schochet Companies President Richard J. Henken at Annual Meeting

Lawyer's Clearinghouse, which engages the legal community in pro bono work for nonprofits and homeless and low-income clients, recently presented The Schochet Companies President Richard J. Henken with the Stephen M. Nolan Leadership Award at its 32nd annual meeting (which took place virtually).