On June 9, family, friends and mentors celebrated the 42 graduates of AHC’s College & Career Readiness (CCR) program. This was the highest number of graduating students since the program began. The CCR program also saw the largest number of overall participants this year, with 69 juniors and seniors from area high schools.
More affordable housing is coming to Baltimore, with the help of $2.9M in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. The funding will go toward a new phase of the Key’s Pointe development. The 60 units that are part of this next phase will replace the existing public housing, along with market affordable units.
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.
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.
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.
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.
AHC Inc.’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Paul Bernard has been unanimously selected as the organization’s new President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He will join AHC in his new role on April 4.
AHC Inc. with partners Insight Property Group and Federal Capital Partners (FCP) announce the purchase of the property formerly known as Camden Largo Town Center apartments for $71.9 million in Largo, MD. Forty percent (98 apartments) of the 245-unit community will be preserved as affordable for 15 years. The community at 9701 Summit Circle will be rebranded Haven Largo.
Throughout 2021, AHC continued to work hard to effectively engage with residents and create and preserve more affordable places for people to call home. Here’s a snapshot of what our partners, supporters, and volunteers helped us accomplish in 2021.
Generous community members made the holidays brighter for AHC residents of all ages with visits from Santa, Christmas trees, toys, and gift bags.
Volunteer an hour once a week to help a teen successfully graduate from high school.
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