Volunteers Honor Martin Luther King with Day of Service at APAH’s Columbia Grove Apartments
Arlington, VA (January 16, 2015) – The Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) will welcome 75-100 volunteers to participate in the MLK Day of Service at APAH’s Columbia Grove Apartments on Monday, January 19. Volunteers from local businesses and the community will join Columbia Grove residents to remove invasive species and collect litter throughout the eight-acre site of this 14-building garden apartment community. There will be opportunities for service learning during a noon-time program and a children’s art project.
APAH is a nonprofit that develops, preserves, owns, and advocates for quality rental housing that is affordable to low and moderate-income families and promotes opportunity for residents through partnerships and programs. APAH works exclusively in Arlington County. Founded in 1989, APAH is the only nonprofit affordable housing developer working exclusively in Arlington County. APAH now helps 1200 households live in stable, secure and affordable rental homes. In 2014 APAH was named Developer of the Year by the Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers (HAND) and APAH’s Arlington Mill Residences was awarded Best Housing Development in Virginia at the Virginia Governor’s Housing Conference. APAH received the Prize for Innovation and Impact from the Arlington Community Foundation in 2011; in 2009 APAH received the HAND Innovation Award and in 2008 was named Best Nonprofit by the Arlington Chamber of Commerce.