Homeownership and Home Improvement Programs

AHC is committed to helping individuals and families purchase and maintain homes they can afford. AHC’s homeownership and home improvement programs include:

Loans to help moderate-income families purchase a new home

More than 300 families have bought their first homes with AHC’s assistance. For moderate-income buyers, AHC offers 2nd Trust Purchase Assistance loans for up to 25% of the cost of the home. The Moderate Income Purchase Assistance Program (MIPAP) is a partnership with Arlington County.

Low-interest home improvement grants and loans

AHC has helped more than 1,000 people rehabilitate and repair their homes through low-interest grants and loans. The program, a partnership with Arlington County, is designed for low- and moderate-income homeowners. Specific programs include:

Grants for physically challenged homeowners: AHC also offers programs to help physcially challenged homeowners improve the accessibility of their home through the "Barrier Free" Grant program.

Emergency grants: Emergency grants are also available for low-income homeowners who have urgent needs, such as leaking roofs or heating/air conditioning problems.

New homes at affordable Prices

AHC buys, renovates and resells single-family homes, townhouses and condominiums to qualified homebuyers at affordable prices. AHC has also built more than 50 new affordable homes.