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Low Income
Public Housing

Our programs

The Seattle Housing Authority provides decent, safe and affordable housing for more than 24,000 people in Seattle. In order to respond to the widest possible range of housing needs, we operate several housing programs. Use the links below and at left to learn more about how we serve Seattle's low-income residents.

West Town ViewLow-Income Public Housing (LIPH)
The Low Income Public Housing program, or LIPH, provides low-rent units for families and individuals.


Section 8 landlord Doris TerrellHousing Choice Voucher program (Section 8) This program provides vouchers (housing subsidies) to help families rent privately owned units.

NewHollyMixed-Income Housing Communities
SHA manages or subsidizes public housing, affordable units and homes in redeveloped communities.


Island ViewSeattle Senior Housing program (SSHP)
SSHP is a housing program for people 62 and older. SSHP also serves a small number of disabled adults.

Norman StreetImpact Property Management (IPM)
IPM units are owned or operated by SHA, and include townhomes, small complexes and high-rises.


The PorchLight Housing Center accepts housing applications
More information about the services and support available at the Seattle Housing Authority's PorchLight Housing Center.

Apply online
Download a housing application

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