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

8.5.19 Members Making News, Innovations, Report, CLPHA Member Update
A new study by Economist Raj Chetty and his research partners illustrates how the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) and King County Housing Authority’s (KCHA) experimental program is helping low-income families relocate from low-opportunity to high-opportunity areas, a move that can greatly improve...
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...
9.12.19 Members Making News
From West Seattle Blog: For the fourth consecutive year, West Seattle Elementary students got a first-day-of-school welcome like no other: The “Be There Rally.” 2016 was the first time community members were invited to greet and inspire the students. The event has continued...
6.28.19 Members Making News
From SHA's website: "The public is invited to join two celebrations at Yesler, a neighborhood near downtown Seattle that is being redeveloped by the Seattle Housing Authority into a vibrant, new mixed-income community. On Friday, June 28 from 10:00 a.m. to noon, there will be a Ribbon Cutting...
6.28.19 Members Making News
From the Seattle Times: Some Seattleites who live in public housing will soon have access to free transit passes, a “life changer,” according to a representative for the city’s housing authority. Mayor Jenny Durkan announced in February that her administration would offer about 1,500...
5.2.19 Members Making News, Innovations
Aligning health and housing systems to improve community health While social and economic determinants have a large impact on the health and well-being of families and individuals, the health care system has traditionally been disconnected from the human services systems designed to meet those...
4.25.19 Members Making News
From the International Examiner: A new building with 158 affordable apartments is slated to open in 2021, marking the latest chapter in the transformation of Seattle’s oldest public housing development, Yesler Terrace. The project, known unofficially as Yesler Family Housing, will in part be...
4.11.19 Members Making News
From Westside Seattle: The Seattle Housing Authority is the agency behind the proposed expansion of the Lam Bow Apartments at 6955 Delridge Way SW. The apartment complex suffered a devastating fire in September of 2016. 35 people lost their homes in the blaze and the proposed...

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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