Meet Our Residents

APAH has helped many thousands of families, individuals, young professionals, senior citizens and persons with disabilities find safe, affordable housing at 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 Veteran and Volunteer: Mark’s Story

Mark B.’s commitment to serving others hasn’t switched off since he left the Air Force in 1986. Although he is no longer “Active Duty” by military standards, the description is […]

A Proud Father: Tigabu’s Story

Tigabu A. has an unwavering smile. He grew up in Ethiopia until he was a lucky recipient of the second annual Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (often referred to as the […]

A Lifelong Community Leader: Ted’s Story

Ted is a seven year resident of APAH’s Parc Rosslyn. He is quick to smile, and articulate without hesitation. Ted embodies leadership. Ted’s first home in Arlington, after graduating college, […]

Home Is Where Your Heart Is: Daria’s Story

Daria G., age 62, has lived at Leckey Gardens in north Arlington since 2002. She lives in an apartment with her daughter Robin and son Brian. Originally from Washington D.C., […]

Taking a Shot: Enas’ Story

Enas, or Nas as she is known to friends, has lived with her mom, dad, and three-year-old brother at Arlington Mill Residences for four years. Originally from Ethiopia, her parents […]

For Her Boys: Doris’ Story

Doris C. has been a resident at Courthouse Crossings for four years. Originally from Tennessee, she grew up in California and moved to Virginia when she was 12 with her […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]