Entries by AHC Inc.

Saving the Gates of Ballston

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…

AHC Inc., City Officials and Partners Celebrate 78 New Affordable Apartments in Alexandria

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 […]

Carlton Miller and Steve Smith

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…

Land Swap and Affordable Housing Bring Development to Life

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…