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Application Help

Seattle Housing Authority's Housing Service Center accepts housing applications and offers free support to people applying to the agency's housing programs:

Seattle Housing Authority
Housing Service Center
P.O. Box 19028
190 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109-1028
Driving directions and bus information

Telephone: 206-239-1737
Fax: 206-239-1770
Email:

Open: Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed: Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and holidays

For most housing programs, the Seattle Housing Authority uses HUD's Enterprise Verification System. This national database contains information from Social Security and IRS records. Information provided on applications is compared to this database for accuracy. More information on the EIV system and its use

Frequently asked questions

Answers to the most common questions about each of Seattle Housing Authority's programs are available:

Housing counselors:
Low Income Public Housing

Housing counselors are available to help you apply for the agency's Low Income Public Housing program. They can also help you find service providers and arrange for interpretation and translation services.

Low Income Public Housing program counselors can be reached at 206-239-1737, or you can meet with them in person at Seattle Housing Authority's Housing Service Center at the address listed above.

Housing Choice Voucher Program

Call 206-239-1728, visit the Housing Service Center at the address listed above, or call us for application help and program information. For waiting list status, call 206-239-1674. For a list of units available for rent, call 206-239-1663. If you already have a Housing Choice Voucher and want to move to Seattle, call 206-239-1640.

Seattle Senior Housing Program

For application help or for more information about the program, call 206-239-1737.

High Point, NewHolly, Rainier Vista

For application help or more information about the housing options in these communities, call the management offices at High Point (206-932-2736), NewHolly (206-760-3285), or Rainier Vista (206-721-2980).

Other affordable housing

Applications are accepted by the manager of each Impact Property Management / Special Portfolio property. Contact the management office using the phone number listed on the Locations page for application help and more information about eligibility and vacancies.

Partner housing

Applications are accepted by the manager of each property. Contact the management office using the phone number listed on the Locations page for application help and more information about eligibility and vacancies.