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Benefits of the program

Benefits of the program

Guaranteed rent

Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) pays a fixed amount of the rent to participating landlords each month. The tenant pays the difference between the subsidy and the total rent, in addition to any utilities not included in the rent.

Free inspections

SHA will inspect your unit at no cost to you to ensure that it is safe, decent, and in good repair. The inspections meets the requirements of the city of Seattle Rental Registration and Inspection Ordinance.

Free listings

Participating landlords may list their rentals with SHA.  Seattle Housing Authority connects landlords who have vacancies directly with Housing Choice Voucher holders looking for a home.

Helping others in need

Landlords experience the satisfaction of providing a place to live for low-income families while receiving a dependable source of income