Entries by Jennifer Smith

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 […]

Growing Leaders Starts Early – AHC Pilots New Youth Program

Earlier this summer, fifth graders from AHC communities headed to college for the first time. They visited the University of Maryland as part of AHC’s Leaders in Training (LIT) program, a pilot program made possible this year through a Dominion Energy grant. The program included 12 Arlington students and led the group through the college and career path.

AHC Inc. Receives $2M Federal Funding Award

In June, the U.S. Treasury announced that AHC Inc. will receive $2M in federal funding from the prestigious Capital Magnet Fund. This funding will allow AHC to establish an internal revolving loan fund that will leverage an additional $20M in private capital to renovate at least 331 deeply affordable apartments at AHC communities in Northern Virginia, Baltimore, and suburban Maryland.