Past Projects

LEAD COMMUNITY ACTION PLAN

2017-2020

Remediated lead hazards in five owner-occupied homes. Conducted lead inspections, assessments, and clearances. Prioritized homes with children or pregnant women. 

FUNDING: 

DR-2, INCAA, IHCDA


LOCATION:

City of Marion

BLIGHT ELIMINATION PROGRAM

2014-2019

On behalf of City of Marion, AHC served as the award administrator for three successful rounds of funding, during which 75 houses were demolished.

FUNDING: 

IHCDA General Fund/US Treasury Hardest Hit Funds


LOCATION:

City of Marion

EVERGREEN HOMES

2011-2012

Located on 14th and Washington Streets in Marion, AHC built and manages 10 affordable rental duplex townhomes. The homes are energy efficient and offer a shared community space. The tenants also have access to an onsite community room, which provides a kitchen, meeting room, and exercise equipment.

FUNDING: 

HOME Grant, FHLBI AHP Grant, Development Fund Loan


LOCATION:

City of Marion

WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

2009-2012

In an effort to improve area homes, AHC completed two rounds of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) in Grant County. 230 homes received one or more of the following: insulation, air sealing, and heating improvements.

FUNDING: 

ARRA Grant through IHCDA


LOCATION:

Grant County

DIAMOND ESTATES

2008-2010

In response to a study showing that buyers were being priced out of the Gas City market, AHC opened the door for 10 families to achieve their dream of homeownership. On undeveloped land 4 blocks from main street, AHC built affordable Energy Star approved single family homes, and provided financial assistance to home-buyers, including a 3 year property tax abatement.

FUNDING: 

HOME Grant


LOCATION:

City of Gas City

INTR

2006-2008

Improving Neighborhoods Through Revitalization (INTR) was a revitalization effort in the Greenway Crossing area. AHC helped 10 families purchase homes. Six of the homes were refurbished existing properties, and four were new construction.

FUNDING: 

IHCDA 0% Construction Loan, Development Subsidy


LOCATION:

City of Marion

MARION-GRANT COUNTY SENIOR CENTER

2004-2005

The Marion-Grant County Senior Center worked with AHC to apply for a CDBG grant to improve their facility. A kitchen was renovated and a new addition was added to the center.

FUNDING: 

Community Focus Fund Grant


LOCATION:

City of Marion

EMERSON HOMES

2000-2001

AHC developed and manages 8 affordable rental duplex townhouses on Washington Street in Center City. The homes were named after the school that previously stood in its place.

FUNDING:

HOME Grant, FHBLI AHP Grant, Community Foundation Grant, Donations

LOCATION:

City of Marion

PLAZA GREEN

2015-2016

With a continual wait list for affordable housing, AHC developed a 37 unit apartment building with two and three bedroom units. The development is a reuse of an old bowling alley combined with new construction in northern Marion. The apartment building boasts a fitness center, community space, onsite coin-operated laundry, laundry hook ups in each unit, and storage area for tenants.

FUNDING: 

S.42 Tax Credits, FHLBI AHP grant, HOME grant


LOCATION:

City of Marion

PLEASANT WOODS

2012-2013

AHC partnered with Carey Services to develop Pleasant Woods. The development consists of 5 two-bedroom duplexes. The units are specifically designed for adults with developmental disabilities fully equipped and accessible for independent living.

FUNDING:

HOME Grant, FHLBI AHP Grant


LOCATION:

City of Marion

THE FLYING TOMATO

2011

After asking the neighborhood what they would like to have done with vacant lots, there was a consensus to put in a community garden. This was the birth of the Flying Tomato. Thanks to the Marion Community Garden Association, an irrigation system was installed before our 2nd planting season. AHC sponsored a pergola, picnic table, and bench in 2012. Growth continues to happen at a grassroots level.

FUNDING:

AHC, MCGA, and private donations


LOCATION:

City of Marion

ABIJAH C. JAY HOUSE

2010

AHC administered a grant in partnership with the Marion Public Library to historically preserve the Abijah C. Jay House.

FUNDING:

CDBG Grant

LOCATION:

City of Marion

MY HOME

2008-2009

In a partnership with Grant County Rescue Mission, AHC developed high efficiency apartments (11 units) to provide transitional semi-permanent housing for residents of the mission.

FUNDING:

HOME Grant, Development Fund Loan


LOCATION:

City of Marion

HOME REPAIR PROGRAM

2002-2011

Through a matching program with Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis, AHC assisted 24 home-owners in home repairs. From fixing roofs to getting homes ready to be weatherized, the program was broad and offered many opportunities.

FUNDING:

FHLBI AHP Grant, NAP Donations

LOCATION:

Grant County

GRANT COUNTY BOYS & GIRLS CLUB

2003-2004

The Grant County Boys and Girls club worked with AHC to apply for a CDBG grant to build a new facility.

FUNDING:

FHLBI AHP Grant, NAP Donations

LOCATION:

City of Marion

THOMAS JEFFERSON HOMES

1998-2001

AHC developed 24 affordable rental units (single-family and duplex), 10 of which were affordable single-family owner-occupied units. The homes took the place of an abandoned school building and development included a public park with a playground and walkway.

FUNDING:

HOME Grant, CDBG Grant, FHBLI AHP Grant, Community Foundation Grant, Donations

LOCATION:

City of Marion

PROJECT STAY

2015-2018

In response to call after call for owner occupied rehab, AHC partnered with the City of Marion to rehab 42 homes. The work focused on roofing and HVAC repairs for elderly or persons with developmental disabilities.

FUNDING: 

CDBG Grant to City of Marion


LOCATION:

City of Marion

OPEN HEART APARTMENTS

2013-2014

With the success of “My Home” Apartments for men, AHC partnered with Grant County Rescue Mission again to build a one-story apartment building in Central Marion. There are 8 one-bedroom units for transitional housing.

FUNDING: 

FHLBI AHP Grant


LOCATION:

City of Marion

MAGNIFICENT SE7EN

2012

The collaboration of key partners in Marion led to a strategic community development initiative to revitalize a part of town termed the “Magnificent Se7en.” Activities included the weatherization of 100 homes, listening sessions with local residents, and the development of a Quality of Life Plan.

FUNDING: 

Vectren Foundation Grant, Community Foundation of Grant County, Indiana Office of Energy Development Challenge Grant


LOCATION:

City of Marion

MODLIN PRINTING

2008-2010

AHC renovated a blighted commercial building to utilize as additional storage and business space as well as an apartment for rent.

FUNDING: 

Community Foundation Grant, Commercial Loan


LOCATION:

City of Marion

GRACE HOUSE

2006-2007

In order to meet a need in Grant County, AHC was part of a partnership to build a recovery home for men struggling with alcohol and other drug problems. Grace House provides 11 single-room occupancy units for men in transition.

FUNDING: 

HOME Grant, United Way Grant


LOCATION:

City of Marion

HUNTINGTON COUNTY BOYS & GIRLS CLUB

2004-2005

The Huntington County Boys and Girls club worked with AHC to apply for a CDBG grant to build a new facility.

FUNDING: 

CDBG Grant, Loan, Cash Donations


LOCATION:

City of Huntington

SPRINGHILL HOMES

2001-2003

In response to a need for affordable homes in Marion, AHC developed a scattered site rental community with the opportunity for residents to purchase their homes. Springhill Homes won the 2001 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Rental Housing.

FUNDING:

Tax Credits, HOME Grant, CDBG Grant, FHBLI AHP Grant, Donations

LOCATION:

City of Marion

HUNTER'S RUN APARTMENTS

1998-2000

AHC worked with a private property management company in the development of 72 affordable multi-family rental units.

FUNDING:

IHCDA Section 42 Tax Credits

LOCATION:

City of Marion

Location

812 S. Washington St.

Marion, IN 46953

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