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

Afaf Shares her Story

Afaf lives at The Springs Apartment with her husband Mohammed and three children, Elmahdi (9), Ahmed (7), and Ameera (1.5). Originally from Morocco, Afaf practiced law until she moved to the US to be with Mohammed in 2006. Although she had studied the English language back home, it was difficult to adjust to life in […]

Columbia Hills: Coming soon

Columbia Hills will open in the summer of 2018. Will you be ready? We are not yet accepting wait-list applications. Information about how to submit a wait-list application will be listed here no fewer than 30 days in advance of the first day that applications will be accepted. APAH recommends that those who are interested […]

Resident Entrepreneurs at Arlington Mill

Resident Entrepreneurs at Arlington Mill Yvonne Aikens is a resident of Arlington Mill and an APAH Board Member. As a striving entrepreneur, she attended the Arlington Mill Entrepreneur Fair to sell cupcakes and showcase her baking talents. Yvonne is licensed in food services, specifically food safety, and has a certification in cake decoration. In addition […]

Financial Education Pays Off: Ms. Morales’ Story

In fall 2014, Ms. Morales became one of the first five APAH residents to graduate from Money Smarts Pay, a three-month financial education course held in partnership with the Virginia Cooperative Extension. The class focuses on budgeting, savings and preparing for unexpected expenses. “Money Smarts Pay gave me the tools I needed to manage my […]