Seattle Housing Authority

Andrew Lofton, Executive Director
190 Queen Avenue N
Seattle, WA
(206) 239-1500
(206) 615-3504
MTW Agency

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 6914
Vouchers 10845
Total Units 17759

Latest News

3.20.20 In The News, Members Making News
Pew Charitable Trust's state policy news outlet Stateline quoted CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman and CLPHA member executive directors in an article about the COVID-19 pandemic's effects on public housing authorities. Zaterman told Stateline that PHAs need $5 billion in emergency...
2.20.20 Members Making News, Report
A new HUD and Policy and Economic Research Council (PERC) report, “Potential Impacts of Credit Reporting Public Housing Rental Payment Data,” examines how including public housing rent payments in credit reporting could affect the credit scores of low-income, HUD-assisted individuals. The report...
2.19.20 Members Making News
From the Seattle Medium: On Monday, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced the rare opportunity for the City of Seattle and the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) to partner on transforming 8 acres of property into a mixed-income...
1.22.20 Members Making News
From the Seattle Housing Authority's press release: The Seattle Housing Authority and Kaiser Permanente have announced that Kaiser Permanente is purchasing 1.6 acres in the Yesler neighborhood. The property is located in the northwest area of Yesler and is bordered by Alder St. and 9th Avenue....
1.9.20 Members Making News
From the Seattle Housing Authority's website: The 2020 Seattle/King County Clinic will be opening its doors at Seattle Center, Feb. 13-16. The massive volunteer-driven clinic is usually held at KeyArena, but due to reconstruction, this year’s Clinic will be held in various...
12.18.19 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
From the Seattle Housing Authority's press release: The Seattle Housing Authority is the recipient of a 2020 Uber Community Impact Initiative grant worth $20,000, which will primarily be used by residents participating in SHA’s youth engagement programs.  “The Seattle Housing Authority...
12.18.19 Members Making News
On Tuesday, December 10, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Affordable Housing for Educational Achievement Demonstration (AHEAD) Act, legislation intended to encourage public housing authorities and school districts to work together to address child and family homelessness through a...
11.22.19 Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
HUD has announced $99 million in new Mainstream Voucher awards to 285 PHAs including 26 CLPHA members, who received $25.9 million and a combined 2,462 vouchers. CLPHA advocated for larger award amounts in the second competition and we are pleased to see there have been increased allocations of up...
9.26.19 Members Making News
From The Monroe Monitor: Today at the Seattle Housing Authority, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), the top Democrat on the Senate education committee, sat down with local officials, community advocates, and digital education leaders to learn more about how Seattle has successfully expanded...
9.26.19 Members Making News
From SoundersFC.com: Seattle Sounders FC today announced that the club and its charitable arm, RAVE Foundation, have selected South Seattle’s NewHolly – a Seattle Housing Authority neighborhood located between Beacon Hill and Rainier Valley – as the location for the next RAVE...

Job Openings

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The Seattle Housing Authority (SHA), a nationally recognized leader in developing and maintaining innovative, affordable housing communities, is seeking applications for a Research and Evaluation Analyst II or III within its Policy and Strategic Initiatives team.  Designation (II or III) within...
Location: Seattle, Washington
Posted on 11.4.19
The Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) is a nationally recognized leader in developing and maintaining innovative, affordable housing communities. We are looking for an organized, detailed-orientated and proactive Executive Assistant to support the Director of Policy and Strategic Initiatives and the...
Location: ,
Posted on 8.27.19
Applications due by 9.30.19

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