Braintree, MA – Affordable Housing and Services Collaborative, Inc. (AHSC), a nonprofit organization that owns and develops affordable rental communities, celebrated the 20th anniversary of its start on March 27, 2001, with the support of developer and builder Edward A. Fish.
For the past 20 years, AHSC has been involved in many complex affordable housing developments involving new construction, historic adaptive reuse, and occupied rehabilitation. Throughout its history, the organization has been involved with 30 projects, which have helped to keep over 2,500 units affordable, as well as helped create 179 new supportive housing units within four communities for formerly homeless veterans.
Over the years AHSC has worked closely with some key financing and development team partners, including Boston Financial Investment Management (BFIM), Community Economic Development Assistance Corp. (CEDAC), Clocktower Tax Credits, Dellbrook Construction, Department of Neighborhood Development (DND), EA Fish Development, Eastern Bank, Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Horsley Witten Group; Klein Hornig LLP, Law Offices of Gerald F. Doherty, Lightship Engineering, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), Mac Rostie Historic Advisors, Mass. Historical Commission (MHC), Mass. Development, Mass. Housing, Mass. Housing Partnership (MHP), Massachusetts Housing Investment Corp. (MHIC), National Equity Fund (NEF), National Park Service (NPS), NEI General Contracting, New England Center and Home for Veterans (NECHV), Nixon Peabody LLP, Peabody Properties Inc., Peabody Resident Services Inc., Related Companies, Rockport Mortgage Corporation, and The Architectural Team (TAT).