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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]