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The PorchLight Housing Center

The PorchLight Housing Center, a division of the Seattle Housing Authority, accepts applications for SHA's housing programs and offers free support for applicants. PorchLight
is the home of both SHA's Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) and Low Income Public Housing programs, among others. In addition to serving applicants, PorchLight serves current Housing Choice Voucher program participants, landlords and other partners in affordable housing. To learn how to apply for housing, click on the links below or at left.                                              Pictured: PorchLight lobby

PorchLight lobby

Contacting PorchLight

Office hours Tuesday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed Saturday, Sunday, Monday and holidays


907 NW Ballard Way, Suite 200 

Seattle WA 98107-4637

  Directions to PorchLight

General information


Low Income Public Housing program admissions


Housing Choice Voucher program (Section 8)
general information


Housing Choice Voucher program (Section 8)
waiting list status

Housing Choice Voucher program (Section 8) portability


Housing Choice Voucher program (Section 8)
rental listings




For a complete list of PorchLight telephone numbers, click here.  

Seattle Housing Authority • 120 Sixth Avenue N. • P.O. Box 19028 • Seattle, WA 98109-1028 • (206) 615-3300