Meet Abe Schuchman: "Housing Unlimited:  Seeking Solutions for the Affordable Housing Crisis" 6/18

Abe Schuchman has served as the Executive Director (now CEO) of Housing Unlimited, Inc.since Housing Unlimited began operations in December 1994. Wharton Club members and guests are invited!c

Abe Schuchman has sscreenshot-2024-03-19-014252erved as the Executive Director (now CEO) of Housing Unlimited, Inc.
since Housing Unlimited began operations in December 1994. Housing Unlimited is a supported
living housing corporation that provides permanent, safe, affordable, and independent housing to
low income adults in mental health recovery in Montgomery County, Maryland. Mr. Schuchman,
working closely with Housing Unlimited’s strong and active Board of Directors and staff, has
coordinated all of Housing Unlimited’s affordable housing acquisition and management operations
to date. Mr. Schuchman initiated Housing Unlimited’s award-winning Tenant Empowerment program; the program has multiple components, all of which are designed to create concrete, meaningful incentives and opportunities for Housing Unlimited tenants to move forward on the road to a life of independence and dignity.

Since 2019, Mr. Schuchman has served on the Executive Committee of the Montgomery
Housing Alliance. Mr. Schuchman served on the Montgomery County Interagency Commission on
Homelessness from 2017 to 2019. In addition, Mr. Schuchman served on the Board of Directors of
Non Profit Montgomery from 2014 to 2020 including two terms on the Board’s Executive
Committee. In 2010, Mr. Schuchman was one of 45 community leaders selected for the FY11 Class
of Leadership Montgomery. In 2009, Mr. Schuchman was one of 20 Executive Directors selected to
participate in the Weinberg Fellows Program, a program of leadership and non-profit management
training for Executive Directors of Maryland non-profit organizations.

Before becoming Housing Unlimited’s first Executive Director, Mr. Schuchman served as a
staff attorney with the Virginia Legal Aid Society (VLAS) from 1992 to 1994. At VLAS, he
specialized in providing technical assistance to non-profit community-based organizations that
focused on affordable housing issues. Prior to his work at VLAS, Mr. Schuchman attended New York

University School of Law and graduated in 1992. At NYU, he was awarded an NYU Root-Tilden-
Snow Public Interest Law scholarship as well as an NYU Vanderbilt Medal for public service to the


Mr. Schuchman is a native of Montgomery County, Maryland. He is a 1984 graduate of
Winston Churchill High School in Bethesda, Maryland. Mr. Schuchman and his wife Ellie and their
twin sons, Sam and Micah, live in the Rock Creek Forest community of Silver Spring, Maryland.




  • Wharton Club of DC Members - you can attend in-person with a free lunch or by Zoom

  • President's Club/Lifetime: You and 2 guests may attend
  • Other Members: Yourself only


12:00PM - 1:30PM Tue 18 Jun 2024, Eastern timezone


Woman’s Club of Chevy Chase,
7931 Connecticut Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815 USA

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