AHC Inc., in partnership with Arlington County, “Flipped the Switch” on 342 solar panels at The Apex, a new 256-unit affordable apartment community on the banks of Four Mile Run in South Arlington, VA. The 130 KW installation is the largest solar panel array on a multifamily apartment building in Northern Virginia.
AHC’s Annual Meeting brought together supporters, partners, community leaders, and volunteers to focus on how we can work together to provide more housing and hope to needy families and individuals throughout our region. In case you missed the meeting or would like to revisit some of the information, please see links to the individual presentations.
AHC Inc. is the process of redeveloping Fort Henry Gardens, an aging garden-style apartment community in Arlington, VA. The new Fort Henry Gardens could add an additional 218+ new affordable apartments in response to the pressing need for more affordable living options in the county.
AHC Inc. is proud to announce our participation in the “Buy a Neighbor School Supplies” program, a new community partnership to provide school supplies and resources to students in need in Arlington, VA. Neighbors can support children and families for as little as $10. All donations will help us distribute gift cards, allowing families to purchase their own school supplies, health and safety supplies, and any additional resources they need for at-home or distance learning for the 2020-2021 school year.
AHC’s top priority is to help our residents stay in their homed during this challenging time. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we understand that many residents are experiencing difficult financial situations. To help, we are extending our current rental relief programs in order to provide more flexibility on rental payments for the rest of 2020. As a result, AHC Management has suspended all late fees and evictions until December 31, 2020. In addition, AHC Management will make sure that there will be NO RENT INCREASES for all residents through January 1, 2021.
AHC Inc., a nonprofit organization that develops and operates affordable apartments in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan region, today announced a new partnership with Capital One and Comcast to provide free, high-speed internet access to low-income families who live in affordable housing communities.
AHC congratulates the 31 amazing young people who participated in our College and Career Readiness program this year. All graduated from high school and are off to college in the fall – the first generation in their family to achieve this milestone. In total, they were accepted into 135 schools and received an estimated $1.24 million in scholarships and aid. We are deeply appreciative of all the mentors, volunteers and partners who helped them achieve their dreams.
Thirty-year AHC Inc. veteran Hanh Nguyen has dedicated her life to helping others. Over the course of the past four decades, Hanh has left an indelible impact on AHC, the people she worked with, and the many residents who continue to benefit from her generous spirit.
The murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor are deeply horrific – and are only the most recent atrocities in our nation’s long history of systemic racism. As an organization dedicated to providing affordable and stable homes for people in need, AHC Inc. does not tolerate racial injustice. AHC is committed to standing up against racism in all its forms and listening to and supporting our colleagues, neighbors, residents, and partners.
During Volunteer Appreciation Month, we celebrate the 400 volunteers who provided more than 6,000 hours this year to residents in our affordable apartment communities. That includes 23 dedicated individuals who have volunteered for more than five years and 68 volunteers from 20+ different businesses and groups.
Volunteer an hour once a week to help a teen successfully graduate from high school.
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