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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. Read more about this commitment to residents.

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

Rent Assistance Brings Meaningful Short-Term Relief to APAH Residents

About Virginia’s Rent Relief Program Since it launched last June, Virginia’s Rent and Mortgage Relief Program (RMRP) has directly helped hundreds of APAH residents access rent relief. RMRP is a […]

Ask Me About Joe (and Midge) Wholey!

First published in January 2021.  This piece is the first in a series on APAH’s Founders. Living a Life of Purpose and Vision Still nearly newlyweds, Joe and Midge Wholey […]

APAH Families Still Struggle with Food Security

Across the country, nearly one in four households experienced food insecurity at some point this year. Arlington County is not exempt from this challenge.  An alarming number of APAH households […]

Rent Relief: A Continued Effort for the APAH Resident Services Team

About 700 APAH households have been in arrears on their rent or other fees at least one month during the pandemic. As many residents continue to be unemployed or working […]

Celebrating a Year of Inclusive Partnership

By Fredda Hurwitz, Board Member/Director, Strategic Marketing at Our Stomping Ground One-year anniversaries are traditionally celebrated with a paper-based gift. More recently, this important milestone has been reflected through the […]

Eight Months of Responding to COVID-19

While many of us are susceptible to feeling isolated as we head into the colder, darker months still practicing social distancing, our community reminds us that we are not alone. […]

Empowering Families with Ready to Learn Gift Cards

This year, the APAH resident services team is supporting residents to get “back to school” by supplying $50 gift cards for each child in Kindergarten through 12th grade. Although at […]

APAH families prepare to learn in new ways!

In a typical August, APAH’s resident services team would be delivering backpacks full of supplies to residents and preparing to resume our popular children’s programming for the school year.  This […]

Rising Uncertainty for Residents

“I have never, ever missed a rent payment… until now.” Every passing week, more residents express increasing levels of uncertainty. Like the rest of the nation, when non-essential businesses were […]

Despite Physical Distance, Connections Deepen

“It’s hard to believe we have passed the 100-day mark since the great COVID-19 pivot,” reflected Caroline Jones, APAH’s resident services director. With all in-person programming, except AFAC food distributions, […]