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

1.25.23 Members Making News
From the Seattle Housing Authority's press release: Mayor Bruce Harrell and the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) are partnering with the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) to provide free unlimited-use ORCA cards to all residents living in SHA-owned and managed housing through December...
10.26.22 Members Making News
From the University of Washington and Seattle Housing Authority's press release: The University of Washington and the Seattle Housing Authority today announced that Bellwether Housing has been selected to develop a mixed-income high-rise of about 240 units in the University District, pending...
10.13.22 CLPHA Member Update, Members Making News
EHV Leasing Faster Than Any Previous HUD Voucher Program HUD announced today that the Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) program, created under the American Rescue Plan Act, has leased up 35,000 EHVs. This represents 50 percent of the 70,000 EHVs allocated in the American Rescue Plan Act and...
8.24.22 Members Making News
From the Seattle Housing Authority's press release: The Seattle Housing Authority has completed and started leasing Hinoki, its fifth new residential building at Yesler, a neighborhood near downtown Seattle that is being redeveloped by SHA into a vibrant, new mixed-income community. Hinoki is...
7.6.22 Members Making News
From Seattle IT: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the Multimedia Resources and Training Institute (MMRTI) created a Family Digital Navigators Program that hired and trained local students to help the Yesler community progress towards digital equity. The MMRTI Navigators work closely...
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)...

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