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

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...
4.22.21 Members Making News
From the Seattle Housing Authority’s press release: The Board of Commissioners of the Seattle Housing Authority has named Rod Brandon as Executive Director, to replace Andrew Lofton who will retire on May 7 after 17 years with SHA. Brandon has served as SHA’s Director of Housing Operations...
1.27.21 Members Making News
From the South Seattle Emerald: Seattle’s older adults living in supportive housing will be the next in line for vaccinations against the novel coronavirus offered by the City’s mobile vaccine clinics, the Office of the Mayor announced in a press release on Jan. 22. This newest mobile vaccination...
12.3.20 Members Making News
CLPHA Board Member, MTW Collaborative Board President, and Seattle Housing Authority Executive Director Andrew Lofton recently announced his plans to retire on May 6, 2021. “Every day of my 16-year tenure at SHA, I have been given the gift of working to help make the lives of others...
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...

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