From left are APAH President/CEO Nina Janopaul; retired state Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple, APAH affordable housing honoree; APAH Chair Robert Rozen, and Brian Coulter, managing partner, The JBG Companies, and APAH affordable housing honoree.
The Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) honored retired state Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple and Brian P. Coulter, managing partner, and The JBG Companies, at its 25th anniversary annual fundraiser at the Clarendon Ballroom on Oct. 8. More than 375 attended this celebration of affordable housing and contributed a record-breaking $350,000 to the fundraising event.
The nonprofit APAH develops, preserves, owns, and advocates quality rental housing that is affordable to low and moderate-income families and promotes opportunity for residents through partnerships and programs. APAH is celebrating its 25th year as the only nonprofit affordable housing developer working exclusively in Arlington County. Founded in 1989, APAH now helps 1,200 households live in stable, secure and affordable rental homes. APAH was named Developer of the Year in 2014 by the Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers (HAND) and 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.