(July 13, 2016 – Arlington, VA) – AHC Inc., a nonprofit affordable housing developer, partners and City of Alexandria officials celebrated the groundbreaking for St. James Plaza, 93 new affordable apartments adjacent to Alexandria’s Beauregard neighborhood. The project, located on a portion of a three-acre site previously owned by the St. James United Methodist Church […]
This year’s Summer Camp theme is the Olympics! Plans are already underway to provide a summer of games, friendly competitions, field trips and much more – all while helping AHC kids maintain the literacy and math skills learned during the school year. The combination of fun and learning really works. A significant 92% of the […]
Rosa Byrd has lived in Alexandria’s Lynhaven neighborhood for more than 50 years. Many of her family live nearby, including her 25-year-old granddaughter, Chanel Yancey, who recently moved into AHC’s Jackson Crossing apartment community. “I like the convenient location and it’s nice to be close to family,” says Chanel, who works for the Alexandria City Public Schools…
In 2001, one of Arlington’s largest historic apartment communities, Gates of Ballston, went on the market. Real estate was booming and several commercial developers quickly bid on the property. With 465 garden apartments, the imminent loss of affordable housing would be a blow to the local community. Arlington’s older apartment communities were already under attack. During the previous two years, the County had lost 5,000 units of affordable housing…
April 18, 2016 – City of Alexandria officials, project partners and residents joined AHC Inc. to celebrate the official grand opening of Jackson Crossing, a new affordable apartment building in Alexandria, VA on Saturday, April 16. Developed by AHC Inc., a regional affordable housing developer based in Arlington, VA, the rental community is home to […]
March 30, 2016 – The DC Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) has selected AHC Inc., PN Hoffman and several other partners to develop Waterfront Station II, a 59,000-square-foot lot adjacent to the Southwest Waterfront Metro station in Washington, DC. This is the last of the Waterfront Station parcels in […]
Carlton Miller and Steve Smith are AHC’s longest-serving staff members. The organization would not be the same without their talents, expertise and warmth. Both have contributed immeasurably to AHC’s growth over the years…
AHC’s first and only (so far) land swap was the catalyst for a successful five-acre mixed-income, mixed-use site in Arlington, VA. Thanks to an innovative land exchange between AHC Inc. and The JBG Companies, an aging apartment building and adjacent car dealership have been transformed into a vibrant corridor with 90 affordable apartments, 28 luxury town homes and two commercial buildings with 450,000 square feet of office and retail space…
March 30, 2016 - The Shell received the award for Multifamily New Construction Project of the Year at the recent 2016 Sustainable Leadership Awards held in Richmond, VA. The annual award recognizes the region’s premier developers, builders, architects, government officials and other industry professionals for their work in advancing the benefits of sustainable building. The Shell […]
Patti Sanner and Rosemarie Harrington have helped dozens of children build literacy skills since they began working with AHC as part-time reading specialists nearly seven years ago. Each works one-on-one for about 30 minutes a week with children who have been identified as struggling readers…
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- More family-sized affordable apartments getting torn down in DC. So few stable options for low-income families. https://t.co/ywTOvSJQoG
- Westover community in Arlington VA in danger of losing 450 affordable apartments. https://t.co/LJ7cSSZzte thx to @NVAHA1 for article
- Senate passes H.R. 3700, common sense approach to improving affordable housing programs! Thank senators at https://t.co/1iTJ3ax0wE. @NLIHC