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.
Interest stories and recent news
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 with her daughter and son-in-law she is happy for the stability of her apartment. “It’s a new experience. I am comfortable,” she said. When she […]
The annual APAH Health Fair brings partners from across Arlington County that provide quality health care to low-income residents. This year, the fair was at Gilliam Place on November 16th, as part of the Grand Opening weekend for Gilliam Place and the Arlington Presbyterian Church. Partners included The Lion’s Club, Neighborhood Health, and Global Health, […]
When Shannel was looking for an apartment for her and her daughter, it was hard to find an affordable home that met their needs. “I [often] had issues with maintenance and pest control.” After walking into The Springs, an APAH property, she knew things would be different. The employees in the leasing office told her […]
Since Hanane moved into Columbia Hills Apartments a year ago with her husband and two sons, she’s enjoyed more of what Arlington has to offer. “Before, when I was living in another [apartment] building, I didn’t know about a lot of programs in Arlington.” Hanane’s family relocated from Morocco to Arlington two years ago. After […]
One of APAH’s largest annual resident events is a backpack distribution to help kids start the school year prepared. This year, more than 525 school children at our properties received new backpacks. Eligible children started kindergarten through twelfth grade this year. Families expressed gratitude when receiving backpacks, which also contained approximately half of the school […]
APAH hosted its second annual Job Fair on Tuesday August 6th at The Springs. The job fair was open to APAH residents and to the community at-large. Employers from Arlington, DC, and the surrounding area were invited to participate. Employers were also given space to conduct interviews. About 100 job seekers attended the fair, about […]
This summer, APAH hosted a session of Edu-Futuro’s Emerging Leaders Program I at Arlington Mill Residences. This program works with high school students on a variety of skills such as public speaking and writing with a focus on preparing them for college and ultimately careers. APAH’s resident services staff was excited to bring this program […]
Summertime is a momentous occasion for graduates of all ages, but families aren’t usually experiencing multi-generational graduations. Rozina’s family recently celebrated the dual graduation of Rozina and her father, Asheber, at a party surrounded by family and friends. Rozina N. graduated from Washington-Lee High School in dark blue robes and a mortarboard sporting gold and […]
A long-time partnership with Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) provides residents at APAH the opportunity to grow their financial stability. VCE teaches an intensive Money Smarts Pays program to adults across APAH’s portfolio. This is a 6-week course teaches tricks and tips for budgeting, saving, and making smart consumer purchases. Along with these tools, they take […]
Weekly, at The Springs, Marbella, and Columbia Hills, APAH residents can stock their pantries and refrigerators with groceries to help get through the week. In his role as Director of Community Impact and the lead of APAH’s resident services program, it is common to see José Quinonez attending these weekly food distributions through our partner, Arlington Food […]