Columbia Hills Apartments
Prospective Resident Information
Updated January 2019
Welcome! If you’re interested in renting a home in APAH’s upcoming Columbia Hills Apartments, you’ve found the right page. Here you’ll find information about the apartments, as well as how to submit a wait-list application for residency.
How to Submit a Wait-list Application
The Columbia Hills leasing office is now accepting waitlist applications!
You can find a link to the application here. If you are interested in renting an apartment, you may submit an application.
Ask about the move-in and free rent specials! (Exclusive to studio apartments)
There are three ways to submit a waitlist application:
- By fax: 703-910-5084
- By email: email@example.com
- In person: 1000 S. Frederick St, Arlington, VA 22204
Waitlist applications will be processed on a first come, first served basis. Applications sent by fax and by email will be timestamped electronically, and those timestamps will determine the order of receipt.
Building and Apartment Features
- All units accessible, with 14 Type-A accessible
- Energy and water efficient building rated EarthCraft Multifamily Platinum
- Community Rooms and outdoor patio/grill space
- Underground parking and controlled-access bicycle storage
- Onsite Resident Services staff focus on resident health/wellness, education, workforce development
Learn more by reading our Columbia Hills Resident Sheet.
Apartment Mix and Affordability*
|Apartment Type||Number of Apartments||Estimated Rent*||Square Footage|
|Studio||64||$1,173||399 – 562|
|1 bedroom||27||$1,237||547 – 817|
|2 bedroom||110||$1,464||730 – 1099|
|3 bedroom||28||$1,663||972 – 1287|
*These estimated rents are listed for an individual or family at 60% area median income (AMI); rent may vary from these estimated numbers. A limited number of reduced rentals will be available for income qualified renters.
Residents will pay their own electricity (HVAC, cooking, lighting), water, and sewer costs. APAH pays for trash and recycling collection and water heating.
Affordable Housing Requirements
Applicants should be aware that applications for affordable housing involve providing documentation of income and assets for all household members, including but not limited to tax returns, pay stubs, bank statements and benefit information. In addition, applicants must fall within the minimum and maximum income levels:
|Apartment Type||Minimum Income*|
*Mimimum income requirement may vary for households with a Housing Choice Voucher or other qualified rental subsidy.
|Household Size||Maximum Income|
Options for public transport can be found online via Arlington County’s car-free diet.
Columbia Hills will feature three levels of unreserved garage parking. There will be no charge for parking, but spaces will be limited to one per household.
Smoke Free Building
Please note that Columbia Hills will be a smoke free property. Residents will not be permitted to smoke anywhere in the building, including in their apartments.
Residents may have up to two cats with payment of a pet deposit and monthly pet fee. Dogs are not permitted.
Columbia Hills accepts Housing Choice Vouchers and Arlington County Housing Grants.
Keep in mind, applications for residency at APAH properties are competitive, with more applications received than apartments available. Fortunately, Fisher House II is now accepting waitlist applications, and the Gilliam Place Interest List is now open! Visit our Upcoming Properties page to learn more!