Entries by Jennifer Smith

Innovative Partnership Leveraging County Land for Deeply Affordable Housing Breaks Ground in Silver Spring

January 19, 2023 — AHC Inc. and Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland broke ground today on a 195-home, deeply affordable community.  The development is one of the largest new construction, affordable development of its kind in Montgomery County, Maryland, and includes 85 hard-to-find, family-sized, three- and four-bedroom homes. The community will co-locate rental and homeownership housing […]

Tackling Trauma with New Training Approach

  This year, AHC took the important step of using a trauma-informed approach in working with residents. Why is this so important?  “Recognizing the signs and symptoms of trauma in residents, families, and staff ultimately enhances our services and interactions,” explains Roxana Hernandez, Assistant Director of Community Engagement. “Some of our residents have complex histories […]

AHC Greater Baltimore Selected for 2022 Thome Aging Well Grant

AHC Greater Baltimore (AHC-GB) recently received a 2022 Thome Aging Well grant to support the expansion of physical and mental health services at MonteVerde, a 300-apartment community for residents 55+ and people who are disabled. The $250,000 grant focuses on treating substance misuse and high emergency room use, reflecting the disproportionate impact of COVID and lack […]

AHC Inc. Brings More Affordable Housing to Fairfax County

AHC Surpasses Milestone of 1,100+ affordable homes in Fairfax County (September 8, 2022) AHC Inc., along with partner Insight Property Group, purchased the property formerly known as Colvin Woods Apartments located in Fairfax County, Virginia, for $72 million. Rebranded as Haven Reston, the 259-unit community will be preserved as affordable apartments for 30 years. The […]

Gaining Ground on Digital Equity

By the end of the year, AHC’s residents at The Spire in Alexandria will have access to free, high-speed internet in their apartments and in all common areas of the building. A generous $174,000 investment from Capital One is helping make this project possible. It includes equipment installation for a building-wide network, internet access through […]