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

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...
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...

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