The agency provides long-term rental housing and rental assistance to more than 34,000 people. Learn more. We do not provide temporary shelter, emergency shelter, or transitional housing—but many other nonprofit housing organizations in Seattle do.


Seattle Housing Authority and the City of Seattle’s Draft Assessment of Fair Housing is now open for public comment. Read the Assessment and comment by March 10.

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Public Meetings

Regular Board meetings are usually held on the third Monday of the month. Informal Board briefings are usually held on the second Monday of the month. Learn more

The Regular Board Meeting will be held Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the Jesse Epstein Conference Room, First Floor at 190 Queen Anne Avenue North in Seattle. Learn more

Inside Seattle Housing Authority

Yesler Terrace redevelopment

In 2013, the revitalization of Yesler Terrace began. Learn more about the vision for transforming the area — with its central location close to jobs and transit options, and beautiful views of Mt. Rainier and downtown Seattle — into a model community. More information »

Building Community email newsletter

Seattle Housing Authority's email newsletter, Building Community, is distributed to subscribers quarterly. It is a digest of the agency's most important news releases and events. Subscribe to the Building Community newsletter.

Housing at High Point in the 1950s

Since 1939 Seattle Housing Authority has provided housing options for low-income residents throughout the city, including programs for the disabled and senior citizens. Learn more about Seattle Housing Authority's history.