Peabody Properties Continues Expansion of Portfolio with Union Block Apartments in Taunton, MA

Upcoming information session to be held June 25 

Peabody Properties, an affiliate of The Peabody Companies, a group of award-winning property management and real estate firms now celebrating its 48th anniversary, is excited to announce the addition of Union Block Apartments, developed by Neighborhood of Affordable Housing, Inc., to its portfolio of managed communities.

Located at 17 Main Street in the heart of Taunton and overlooking the Town Green, the 38-unit mix of affordable, workforce, and market-rate apartments ensures that the community caters to a wide range of residents, including those with varying incomes.

Apartment features include modern kitchens with sleek cabinetry and countertops, energy efficient appliances, ample closet space, tile bathrooms, wood-like plank flooring throughout, and oversized windows with window coverings.  Community amenities include community rooms, on-site laundry facilities, on-site parking, elevator access, secure access entry, 24-hour emergency maintenance, and professional management.  The community is also pet-friendly and smoke-free.

The downtown location is within walking distance to a variety of shops and restaurants.

The apartment community is the redevelopment of the historic Union Block Building, a structure dating back to the 1860s.

“This restoration project represents a significant effort to revitalize a historic building and provide much-needed housing options to residents of Taunton and surrounding communities,” said Melissa Fish-Crane, principal and CEO of the Peabody Companies. “We look forward to our increased presence in Taunton and getting to know those who will soon call Union Block their home.”

Leasing details and applications are available at  An information session will be held on Tuesday, June 25, from 5 to 6 p.m. at 840 County Street in Taunton.

About the Peabody Companies

Headquartered at 536 Granite Street, Braintree, Massachusetts, The Peabody Companies and its affiliates – Peabody Properties, Peabody Resident Services, Peabody Supportive Housing, Peabody Real Estate, and Peabody Miami – represent a legacy of excellence in the real estate sector. Founded in 1976 and led by Karen Fish-Will and Melissa Fish-Crane, this full-service, award-winning real estate firm is an Accredited Management Organization (AMO) that oversees more than 14,650 housing units across New England, with additional properties in New Jersey and Florida.

Peabody Properties, a cornerstone of the group, specializes in property management, demonstrating a remarkable blend of quality service and expertise. Peabody Resident Services, a unique arm of the company, underscores a deep commitment to enhancing resident experiences by focusing exclusively on developing supportive services and programs for affordable housing communities.

As a Women Business Enterprise (WBE), certified by the Massachusetts State Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (SOMWBA), The Peabody Companies has been recognized for its dedication to diversity and inclusion. This commitment is further evidenced by their ranking on the 2023 National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Affordable 100 List and their repeated recognition as a Top Place to Work by The Boston Globe in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2023.

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