Who We Serve

APAH has helped more than 1,800 families, individuals, young professionals, senior citizens and persons with disabilities find safe, affordable housing at one of our 17 properties. Most residents work; some are on fixed incomes. All residents are responsible for paying monthly rent. Household income for an APAH resident is typically between $8,700–$57,500.

Meet Our Residents

A Fresh Start: Kimolyn’s Story

For Kimolyn E., her home at Marbella Apartments represents much more than just a place to live- it embodies the beginning of a new chapter in a life that has seen its share of hardships. Originally from southern Virginia, Kim relocated to the metro-DC area with her family about 20 years ago. Throughout her adulthood, […]

Zachary’s Story: Independence for a Family

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 […]

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 […]