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Established in 1939, Seattle Housing Authority provides long-term rental housing and rental assistance to more than 26,000 people in the city of Seattle. The agency owns and operates buildings of all shapes and sizes on more than 400 sites throughout the city. It is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners.

Seattle Housing Authority residents

Seattle Housing Authority provides affordable housing to more than 26,000 people through four primary assistance programs.

Seattle Housing Authority has provided housing options for residents throughout the city since its establishment in 1939.

News releases, email newsletter, resident newspaper, annual and financial reports, MTW plans and reports, and more.

Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. They set policy and approve the agency's budget.

Redevelopment awards recognizing the agency's work at High Point, NewHolly, and Rainier Vista, along with management awards.

Seattle Housing Authority owns apartment buildings, townhomes, and single- and multi-family dwellings on more than 400 sites.

Policies for three programs: Low Income Public Housing, the Housing Choice Voucher Program, and the Seattle Senior Housing Program.