How you can help families displaced by Lam Bow fire
On Tuesday, September 27 a fire destroyed an SHA building in West Seattle. All 46 residents, who are low income, are being rehoused. However, they fled the building with few or no possessions. To make a tax-deductible donation, which will go directly to assisting the residents impacted by the fire, please select one of the options below. You can now double your donation, thanks to matching funds from a local foundation:

- Contribute via PayPal

(2.9% + .30 cents service charge per transaction will go to a non-SHA processing fee)


NEW! Get free medical and dental care at Seattle Center, Oct. 27-30
Seattle-King County Clinic is offering a full range of free dental, vision and medical care to as many as 4,000 people who might not otherwise be able to obtain care. Free admission tickets distributed at 5 a.m. each day in Fisher Pavilion. Interpreters will be available. Patients do not need ID or proof of citizenship. Free parking. Read more>>

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Yesler Terrace redevelopment

In 2013, the revitalization of Yesler Terrace began. Laern more about the vision for transforming the area — with its central location close to jobs and transit options, and beautiful views of Mt. Rainier and downtown Seattle — into a model community. More information »

Building Community email newsletter

Seattle Housing Authority's email newsletter, Building Community, is distributed to subscribers quarterly. It is a digest of the agency's most important news releases and events. Subscribe to the Building Community newsletter.

Housing at High Point in the 1950s

Since 1939 Seattle Housing Authority has provided housing options for low-income residents throughout the city, including programs for the disabled and senior citizens. Learn more about Seattle Housing Authority's history.