Live /liv/


1. remain alive.
2. make one’s home in a particular place or with a particular person.

When residents move into an apartment at one of APAH’s properties, the key that they are handed comes with more than just four walls and a roof. That key symbolizes the beginning of a new era in their life.

APAH resident services programming helps those who live at our properties grow their skills, knowledge, and capacity so their futures can be stable. Read more about this commitment to residents.

Resident Services

APAH provides eviction prevention assistance and programs that promote stability.


When families have a home they can afford, they can afford other basic needs.

Interest stories and recent news

Education Programs for Adolescents Advance Despite the Pandemic

The disruption of school and social interactions for children and youth – who are still developing social and resiliency skills – from the COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult. Over the […]

Getting APAH Residents the COVID Vaccine: efforts underway to decrease barriers

The race to get COVID-19 vaccinations “in arms” has been an urgent matter since the first vaccines were approved in mid-December 2020. But the outreach to, and mobilization of marginalized […]

Senior Services during COVID-19

As COVID-19 was spreading through Arlington communities, the message was clear to the over 400 seniors age 60 and older and those with disabilities that live in our APAH properties: […]

Rent Assistance Brings Meaningful Short-Term Relief to APAH Residents

About Virginia’s Rent Relief Program Since it launched last June, Virginia’s Rent and Mortgage Relief Program (RMRP) has directly helped hundreds of APAH residents access rent relief. RMRP is a […]

Ask Me About Joe (and Midge) Wholey!

First published in January 2021.  This piece is the first in a series on APAH’s Founders. Living a Life of Purpose and Vision Still nearly newlyweds, Joe and Midge Wholey […]

APAH Families Still Struggle with Food Security

Across the country, nearly one in four households experienced food insecurity at some point this year. Arlington County is not exempt from this challenge.  An alarming number of APAH households […]

Rent Relief: A Continued Effort for the APAH Resident Services Team

About 700 APAH households have been in arrears on their rent or other fees at least one month during the pandemic. As many residents continue to be unemployed or working […]

Celebrating a Year of Inclusive Partnership

By Fredda Hurwitz, Board Member/Director, Strategic Marketing at Our Stomping Ground One-year anniversaries are traditionally celebrated with a paper-based gift. More recently, this important milestone has been reflected through the […]

Eight Months of Responding to COVID-19

While many of us are susceptible to feeling isolated as we head into the colder, darker months still practicing social distancing, our community reminds us that we are not alone. […]

Empowering Families with Ready to Learn Gift Cards

This year, the APAH resident services team is supporting residents to get “back to school” by supplying $50 gift cards for each child in Kindergarten through 12th grade. Although at […]