Dr. Leonard L. Hamlin, Sr. has been pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church in Arlington since 1996 and has been actively involved in preserving and developing affordable housing throughout his ministry. Under Dr. Hamlin’s leadership, the Macedonia Baptist Church partnered with AHC to build the Macedonia, 36 affordable apartments across the street from the church. The partnership has been a wonderful success.
AHC Inc. is proud to celebrate Harkins Builders as a 2016 Housing Hall of Fame honoree. Harkins has been a major business partner with AHC since 2005, and has worked with AHC on nine AHC construction and renovation projects over the last 10 years. Beyond Harkins’ professionalism and ability to deliver a quality product for our residents, it is Harkins’ culture of service to both client and community that truly earns them a place in AHC’s Hall of Fame.
AHC Inc. is honored to name Patricia McGrady to its 2016 Housing Hall of Fame. Ms. McGrady has been involved in affordable housing issues since the late 1970s. She was elected to AHC’s Board of Directors in 1979 and has been an advocate ever since. Her commitment to housing affordability stems from her deep passion for social justice.
AHC Inc. is honored to celebrate Rick Nelson’s 50-year career in affordable housing by naming him to its 2016 Housing Hall of Fame. Mr. Nelson served as Montgomery County’s Director of the Department of Housing and Community Affairs from 2007 to 2015 and was the driving force behind AHC entering the affordable housing market in Montgomery County.
AHC Inc. is honored to welcome the Honorable J. Walter Tejada into its Housing Hall of Fame. Mr. Tejada served on the Arlington County Board for almost 13 years (2003 to 2015). He has been actively engaged in local issues since moving to Arlington in 1992. He is a strong proponent of affordable housing with a deep commitment to providing decent housing for Arlington’s most vulnerable and economically disadvantaged residents.
(July 13, 2016 – Arlington, VA) – AHC Inc., a nonprofit affordable housing developer, partners and City of Alexandria officials celebrated the groundbreaking for St. James Plaza, 93 new affordable apartments adjacent to Alexandria’s Beauregard neighborhood. The project, located on a portion of a three-acre site previously owned by the St. James United Methodist Church […]
Along with developing affordable rental communities, AHC Inc. also works with local communities on initiatives that help provide housing for people struggling with severely challenging issues – homelessness, abuse, or disabilities. These activities include providing permanent supportive housing units at many of our communities in Arlington and including ADA-accessible apartments when constructing or redeveloping a […]
Rosa Byrd has lived in Alexandria’s Lynhaven neighborhood for more than 50 years. Many of her family live nearby, including her 25-year-old granddaughter, Chanel Yancey, who recently moved into AHC’s Jackson Crossing apartment community. “I like the convenient location and it’s nice to be close to family,” says Chanel, who works for the Alexandria City Public Schools…
In 2001, one of Arlington’s largest historic apartment communities, Gates of Ballston, went on the market. Real estate was booming and several commercial developers quickly bid on the property. With 465 garden apartments, the imminent loss of affordable housing would be a blow to the local community. Arlington’s older apartment communities were already under attack. During the previous two years, the County had lost 5,000 units of affordable housing…
April 18, 2016 – City of Alexandria officials, project partners and residents joined AHC Inc. to celebrate the official grand opening of Jackson Crossing, a new affordable apartment building in Alexandria, VA on Saturday, April 16. Developed by AHC Inc., a regional affordable housing developer based in Arlington, VA, the rental community is home to […]
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