Recognition & Awards

Casselman, Warren and Weeks Houses have consistently won CEL & Associates awards, a national standard for service excellence, based on independent resident satisfaction surveys, and awarded to properties that provide a Superior level of service to residents. In addition,

Weeks House has been recognized by the New England Affordable Housing Management Association (NEAHMA) as a Community of Quality, and Warren House received the Massachusetts Historical Commission’s Preservation Award.

The Homes at Auburndale Yard won statewide recognition for the support and cooperation engendered among the City, neighborhood, Mayor’s Task Force and NCDF, resulting in Newton’s first example of mixed-income sales and rental units. In 1999 the Citizens Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA) and greater Boston real estate board honored the City of Newton and NCDF with its Community Housing Leadership Award, acknowledging outstanding leadership, commitment and perseverance in the development of affordable housing for low and moderate-income residents.

NCDF consistently receives recognition from MassHousing as a property management company that makes a concerted effort to do business with Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises. Ongoing professional development training ensures that the NCDF staff stays current with affordable housing issues and requirements, with some having earned certification by the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA).