Seattle Housing Authority

Rod Brandon, Executive Director
190 Queen Anne Avenue N
Seattle, WA
(206) 239-1500
(206) 615-3504
MTW Agency

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 6694
Vouchers 11311
Total Units 18005

Latest News

5.4.22 Members Making News
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month  8th Annual Housing Is Summit Focuses on Health and Housing It has been shown that housing instability has an impact on a range of health issues, including mental health. At the national level, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities has...
4.20.22 Members Making News
At the first Earth Day celebration in 1970, the focus was on environmental education and protection. 52 years later, the environmental movement understands that the most vulnerable and communities of color are often the first and most affected by climate instability and change. Because public...
3.4.22 Members Making News
From the Seattle Housing Authority's press release: In keeping with its long-standing commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability, the Seattle Housing Authority has signed on to a new U.S. Department of Energy Better Climate Challenge. As a partner, SHA is committing to reduce...
1.12.22 Members Making News
From Next City: Last May, construction kicked off on a Seattle housing project designed specifically for multigenerational working families — a population that’s been vastly overlooked in the construction boom of the past decade. The project is currently called Yesler Family Housing and...
12.17.21 Members Making News
On December 17, HUD announced 26 PHAs are receiving over $1 million in additional funding to provide housing assistance to youth who are aging out of foster care and are homeless or at risk of homelessness through the Foster Youth to Independence (FYI)...
12.15.21 Members Making News
This is the second article in the Build Back Better Benefits series that highlights how the funds targeted to public housing in the Build Back Better legislation will benefit local communities. The first article in the series focused on Baltimore. You can read it here. The funds included in...
12.15.21 Members Making News
From the Washington State Department of Commerce's press release: This week, the Washington State Broadband Office approved $7,387,500 in grants for Digital Navigator services throughout Washington state. Digital Navigator services are essential in helping new internet users get online. These...
9.14.21 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
Yesterday HUD announced awards totaling $10 million to 55 public housing authorities for emergency safety and security improvement grants. Six CLPHA members were among those PHAs awarded grants: New York City Housing Authority, Seattle Housing Authority, Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority,...
5.11.21 Members Making News
From Shelterforce: For many in the public housing realm, the arts and culture are nice-to-have amenities—a mural painted on a newly constructed building, perhaps, or a concert in a courtyard. But at Yesler Terrace, a 30-acre public housing development near downtown Seattle, arts and culture...
4.22.21 Membership Spotlight, Members Making News
CLPHA Board Member and Seattle Housing Authority Executive Director Andrew Lofton will retire on May 7 after 17 years with SHA. In advance of well-deserved retirement, CLPHA interviewed Mr. Lofton about his career and his perspective on the public housing industry. Note: responses have...

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