Entries by Jennifer Smith

Students Announce College Choices on AHC’s Signing Day

Students in AHC Inc.’s College and Career Readiness program gathered on May 6 for college signing day – where they announced their college plans and donned new t-shirts for their chosen colleges. This year, the CCR program included 42 high school seniors from households with lower incomes. These remarkable students earned more than $6.5 Million in scholarships and grants.

New Report Analyzes Costs for Building Digital Equity

AHC Inc., and the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) released a report conducted by CTC Technology & Energy that analyzes how to equitably and efficiently connect local low-income residents in Arlington to the internet. The report analyzed connectivity and construction data for 39 AHC and APAH affordable apartment communities of different sizes and types that provide homes for more than 5,100 families and individuals in Arlington.

Celebrating 350 Volunteers – Housing + Volunteers = Success

This Volunteer Month, AHC is celebrating the nearly 350 individuals and groups who generously contribute their time and talents annually through our education and social services programs. Volunteers work directly with youth through our multi-tiered education program; provide invaluable helping hands during community activities; and, as AHC residents, regularly help their neighbors.

MonteVerde Apartments Celebrates Volunteer Heroes

As part of Volunteer Month, MonteVerde Apartments celebrated a committed group of residents who jumped into action to help support residents during the pandemic and beyond. They delivered meals to residents’ doors, helped with monthly food distributions, checked on frail and elderly neighbors, assisted with vaccine clinics, and basically pitched in whenever anything was needed. Many were already long-time volunteers at the property and boosted their efforts as needs grew during the pandemic.