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.

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

Partner Focus: AFAC

At Marbella Apartments, where food distributions are Thursday afternoons, Resident Services Coordinator Katherine says that hot dogs are by far the most popular item. Additionally, residents get very excited for dessert (which is not always offered) and may consist of donuts, cookies, or gourmet treats from Whole Foods and Trader Joes. APAH’s AFAC distributions are […]

Celebrating Black History Month

African American history is not a separate component of the Arlington story, but a central part of our shared history.” — “A Guide to the African American Heritage of Arlington County Virginia,” Second Edition, 2016 A History of Arlington Black History Month is a special annual celebration and opportunity to reflect on the many contributions […]

Zachary’s Story: Independence for a Family

For Zachary, his apartment at The Springs is more than his home, it’s a symbol of independence he and his family were unsure was attainable in his adult life. Now 30, Zachary is living with a diagnosis of moderate functioning autism. His parents, Sheila and Alex, live just down the road, and have been in […]

The Potential of My Future: Jose’s Story

Jose, 30, lives at The Springs Apartments with his mother and father. Originally from Bolivia, Jose immigrated to the US in 2012. His parents had come to Arlington in 1999, seeking a better life for their family and drawn to Arlington’s large community of Bolivians. Jose remembers his parents’ struggle to support his older brother […]

Gathering Around the Table

APAH residents share how they spent their Thanksgiving Thanksgiving traditions vary from table to table. APAH is thankful for so many things this season: our donors and supporters, our residents, and our community that values diversity and inclusivity. Although it is traditionally known as an American holiday, APAH residents, many of whom originate from different […]