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

APAH families prepare to learn in new ways!

In a typical August, APAH’s resident services team would be delivering backpacks full of supplies to residents and preparing to resume our popular children’s programming for the school year.  This […]

Rising Uncertainty for Residents

“I have never, ever missed a rent payment… until now.” Every passing week, more residents express increasing levels of uncertainty. Like the rest of the nation, when non-essential businesses were […]

Despite Physical Distance, Connections Deepen

“It’s hard to believe we have passed the 100-day mark since the great COVID-19 pivot,” reflected Caroline Jones, APAH’s resident services director. With all in-person programming, except AFAC food distributions, […]

Mounting Resident Need

Disproportionately housebound and managing with insufficient resources, seniors at APAH properties are isolated with limited capacity to get what they need to stay physically and mentally healthy. Isolation, depression, and […]

Rent and the COVID Crisis: Finding the Win-Win

As calls for rent strikes echo across the country, APAH residents and staff are instead are collaborating toward a shared goal:  stable, affordable housing during and after the pandemic.  “We […]

COVID-19 Already Directly Impacting APAH Residents

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted daily life in our community and all across the country. While everyone’s lifestyle is markedly affected as we band together to mitigate spreading the virus, […]

Residents Find Employment at APAH Winter Job Fair

In mid-February, APAH hosted the Winter Job Fair for APAH residents and the community at-large at Gilliam Place. Employers from across the DMV region including the MJ Morgan Group, Army […]

Rooted in Arlington: Rose Gardens and Home

Monica grew up in the Westover neighborhood with nine siblings, just two miles away from her home at the Springs Apartments. Arlington is home to many fond memories of her […]

Step right up to APAH’s Education Resource Carnival!

In early January, APAH’s Education Resource Carnival hosted over 80 participants who learned about Arlington’s educational  resources from 28 service partners, ranging from Even Start, a literacy program at Barcroft […]

Her Own Home for the Holidays: Barbara’s Story

When Barbara G. moved into Columbia Hills Apartments, it was the first time in 12 years she had a space of her own to call home. After living in Arlington […]