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Ellen M. Bozman Affordable Housing Award

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The Ellen M. Bozman Affordable Housing Award is given annually to an individual or organization who has significantly advanced efforts to increase the supply of and/or to improve the quality of affordable housing in Arlington through leadership, innovation, and effectiveness over time.

The award honors the late Ellen M. Bozman, long-time Arlington County Board member and leader on affordable housing issues. She was a co-founder of the Alliance for Housing Solutions and a member of its Board of Directors. See highlights of her life of public service in the video above.

Award Recipients

2017, Partners in Preservation: APAH, A-SPAN, and the Westover Village Civic Association

2016, It Takes a Working Group: Mary Hughes Hynes, Marsha Allgeier, and the 18-member Affordable Housing Study Working Group

2015, Foundations: J. Walter Tejada and the Virginia Housing Development Authority

2014, Housing [S]heroes

2013, Citizen3 Power: The Silverwood Companies, Douglas Park Civic Association, and Ken Aughenbaugh

2012, Faith | Vision | Action: Jerry Morris, Michael Foster, and the Church at Clarendon andDr. Leonard Hamlin, Sr. and the Macedonia Baptist Church

2011, Charlie Rinker

2010, Father Gerard Creedon

2009, AHC Inc. Resident Services