Golda Meir House Project Underway

Pinck & Co. is engaged to provide OPM services for the renovation of this 200 unit affordable housing complex in Newton, MA.  The renovation scope includes increased accessibility for units, renovation of common areas, increased energy efficiency and envelope improvements.  This development is owned and operated by Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE) , a non-profit affordable senior housing organization and will meet Enterprise Green Communities criteria.  Pinck & Co. has been working with JCHE since November 2014, leading a four-month-long feasibility period focused on aligning project scope with available financing; the project now moves forward into the pre-design phase.

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About Golda Meir House (from

Golda Meir House is a wonderful, non-sectarian, senior independent living community, offering rental housing, owned and managed by JCHE. It is located at 160 Stanton Avenue in the Auburndale neighborhood of Newton MA, a short walk from the MBTA’s Woodland Station and Newton Wellesley Hospital.

Like all JCHE properties, Golda Meir House is welcoming to older adults of all backgrounds. It is a vibrant and supportive community. Residents enjoy fully equipped apartments with full kitchens, as well as attractive and inviting common space, courtyards and grounds. Golda Meir House offers social, cultural and recreational programs that facilitate healthy aging. The building has a Kosher kitchen and a five-day-per-week dining program. Golda is a community where residents enjoy life-long pursuits and cultivate new interests. At Golda Meir House, residents can strike a balance between enjoying activity with neighbors and savoring time alone in the peacefulness of their apartments.

Golda Meir House has 199 apartments: 176 are available to those 62 and older with income levels that meet HUD guidelines for subsidized housing. The remaining 23 units are available for people aged 62 and older whose income levels exceed these guidelines.