Innovative Partnership: WinnCompanies Supports Affordable Housing, Youth Employment, and Technology Access

Innovative Partnership: WinnCompanies Supports Affordable Housing, Youth Employment, and Technology Access

Boston, MA- In 1987, The Castle Square Tenants Organization (CSTO) was formed in response to a potential change in ownership that threatened the affordability of more than 1500 residents living in a 500-unit, low-income housing complex known as The Castle Square Apartments, located in Boston’s South End. Facing challenging political obstacles, CSTO, in partnership with WinnCompanies, organized a decade-long campaign that ultimate secured the affordability and longevity of resident’s homes. In 2010, CSTO and its resident controlled Board became a majority owner and WinnCompanies, the minority owners, of Castle Square Apartments.

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WinnCompanies Honored for Leading Massachusetts in Investing in Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

WinnCompanies Honored for Leading Massachusetts in Investing in Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

For the 16th consecutive year, WinnResidential, the property management arm of WinnCompanies, has been recognized as the leader in partnering with minority and women-owned businesses by MassHousing, the independent agency responsible for providing financing for affordable housing in Massachusetts.

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Governor Charlie Baker Tours Fitchburg Yarn Mill Project with WinnCompanies

Governor Charlie Baker Tours Fitchburg Yarn Mill Project with WinnCompanies

Central and western Massachusetts too often is treated like a stepchild to the state’s capital city of Boston and its immediate suburbs. That’s why it was great to see Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and other officials make their way to the City of Fitchburg on November 5 to help WinnCompanies break ground on our latest project in the region. Thanks to my longtime business partner, Larry Curtis, the president of WinnDevelopment, we will soon begin the hard work on transforming a 110-year-old, Fitchburg Yarn mill building into 96 units of mixed-income housing. 

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