Winterwood, Inc. operates as a full-service property management company, which specializes in government-subsidized, multi-family housing. One of the most successful firms in the industry, Winterwood boasts 30 years of exceptional business and service. While the primary objective is to provide affordable and desirable homes, Winterwood is also committed to maintaining full compliance with all applicable government regulations and ensuring the continuous appreciation of each property’s value in order to maximize owner investments.
Winterwood utilizes a diversity of state and federal government programs to provide affordable housing for families, the disabled and the elderly. Included in our portfolio of apartments, town-homes and houses are conventionally financed properties, HUD insured properties, Rural Development 515 properties, Section 236 properties, Section 202 properties, Rent Supplement properties, HOME properties, SMALL properties, 221 d(4) properties, and properties financed under the IRS Section 42 Code using low-income housing tax credits.
Founded in 1979 in Lexington, Kentucky, Winterwood began operations with just 115 units. Today, still headquartered in the heart of the Bluegrass, we carry the responsibility and pride of Kentucky’s largest property management company.The Winterwood portfolio comprises approximately 10,000 units at more than 240 properties, which span nine states. Currently, in addition to providing affordable housing in more than 70 counties across the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Winterwood manages properties in Florida, Illinois, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Along with the corporate offices in Lexington, Winterwood established satellite offices in Louisville and Shelbyville, Kentucky to accommodate our growth.
A full-service entity, Winterwood employs a workforce of more than 300 experienced, dedicated and passionate corporate and field personnel. Collectively, we manage all facets of accounting, administration, advertising, compliance, development, human resources, information technologies and maintenance. Aligned with superior business partners, driven to succeed and committed to all-around excellence, we are poised to guarantee the highest quality business and service to our tenants, employees, and investors.
Winterwood’s constant endeavor toward excellence is manifest in a 20-year average length of management per complex, a 98% complex retention rate, and 90% of property reviews receiving an above-average or better compliance score. In 2009, Winterwood was named Outstanding Property Management Company by the Community Affordable Housing Equity Corporation (CAHEC). Winterwood was also recognized in 2008 by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), earning the HUD Manager of the Year and the Lifetime Achievement Award.