Seattle Housing Authority

190 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98109
(206) 239-1500



King County

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About Seattle Housing Authority

Established in 1939, Seattle Housing Authority provides long-term rental housing and rental assistance to more than 26,000 people in the city of Seattle. The agency owns and operates buildings of all shapes and sizes on more than 400 sites throughout the city. It is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners.


Mission Statement

The mission of Seattle Housing Authority is to enhance the Seattle community by creating and sustaining decent, safe and affordable living environments that foster stability and increase
self-sufficiency for people with low incomes.

Program Summary for Seattle Housing Authority

Seattle Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Seattle Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 7,037 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Seattle Housing Authority administered a total of 10,287 Section 8 Vouchers. Seattle Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Seattle Housing Authority is located at 190 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98109 and serves the city of Seattle. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Seattle Housing Authority at, (206) 239-1500 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Seattle Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 51
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 10,287
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 7,037
Waiting list for the Seattle Housing Authority is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for King County, WA

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for King County, WA:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $31,650
  • $36,150
  • $40,650
  • $45,150
  • $48,800
  • $52,400
  • $56,000
  • $59,600
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $19,000
  • $21,700
  • $24,400
  • $27,100
  • $29,300
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $48,550
  • $55,450
  • $62,400
  • $69,300
  • $74,850
  • $80,400
  • $85,950
  • $91,500

2017 Fair Market Rents for King County, WA

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for King County, WA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$1093 $1249 $1544 $2240 $2654



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Renton Housing Authority (RHA) Renton Housing Authority (RHA) Renton WA 415 222 Open 11.7 Miles Contact
King County Housing Authority (KCHA) King County Housing Authority (KCHA) Seattle WA 9,167 2,397 Open 12.66 Miles Contact
Bremerton Housing Authority (BHA) Bremerton Housing Authority (BHA) Bremerton WA 1,798 295 Open 12.76 Miles Contact
Housing Kitsap Housing Kitsap Bremerton WA 374 136 Open 13.07 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Snohomish County (HASCO) Housing Authority of Snohomish County (HASCO) Everett WA 3,398 210 Open 19.1 Miles Contact
Everett Housing Authority Everett Housing Authority Everett WA 2,539 621 Open 25.6 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Seattle Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
7,216
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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King County Quick Facts

Population: 2,079,967
Persons Per Household: 2.42
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 38.2%
Homeownership Rate: 58.2%
Housing Units: 868,345
Yearly Income Per Person: $39,911
Median Household Income: $71,811