King County Housing Authority

Dan Watson, Interim Executive Director
600 Andover Park West
Tukwila, WA
(206) 574-1100
(206) 574-1104
MTW Agency

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 2739
Vouchers 10937
Total Units 13676

Latest News

12.16.20 Members Making News
From Next City: People who are released from incarceration face unique challenges to participating in society. Returning citizens have no job, little money, and no permanent place to live upon their release. They are sometimes barred from receiving public benefits or accessing public housing....
10.21.20 Members Making News
As Kent, Wash. public schools opened virtually in September due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local families faced the complicated problems parents across the country are navigating: how to facilitate remote schooling for their children while working remotely themselves, or finding supervision for...
7.9.20 Members Making News
In mid-June the King County Housing Authority issued $140 million in tax-exempt housing revenue bonds to provide permanent financing for the acquisition of Hampton Greens, a 326-unit workforce housing complex in Bellevue, Wash., and to assume...
3.4.20 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
On February 27, HUD announced $36 million in funding awards to public housing authorities and other grantees through the agency’s Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency-Service Coordinators program (ROSS-SC). The awards will allow grantees to hire or retain service coordinators who help...
1.22.20 Members Making News
From Smart Cities Dive: Microsoft says there was a deficit of about 316,000 middle- and low-income affordable housing units in the Puget Sound area last year, which was an increase from the 2018 gap of 305,000 units.  "The problem is straightforward: Our community isn’t building...
1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
12.18.19 Members Making News
On Tuesday, December 10, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Affordable Housing for Educational Achievement Demonstration (AHEAD) Act, legislation intended to encourage public housing authorities and school districts to work together to address child and family homelessness through a...
11.22.19 Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
HUD has announced $99 million in new Mainstream Voucher awards to 285 PHAs including 26 CLPHA members, who received $25.9 million and a combined 2,462 vouchers. CLPHA advocated for larger award amounts in the second competition and we are pleased to see there have been increased allocations of up...
10.31.19 Members Making News
From The Seattle Times: A partnership between Microsoft and King County Housing Authority demonstrates the creativity and teamwork the region needs, as it works to address its shortage of affordable housing. Other major employers should consider following Microsoft’s lead in offering new...
9.26.19 Members Making News
From The Seattle Times:  Microsoft, King County and the King County Housing Authority will invest $245 million to provide affordable rents for more than 3,000 low- and middle-income residents through the purchase of five apartment complexes. King County housing authority will buy apartment...

Job Openings

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Location  Tukwila, WA Job Type Long-term Temporary (more than 6 months) Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by September 14, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. The Department of Human Resources is currently recruiting a highly skilled...
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Posted on 9.1.20
Salary  $74,669.18 - $100,000.00 Annually Location  Tukwila, WA Job Type Regular Full-Time Closing Continuous Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received as soon as possible. KCHA is currently recruiting for a talented...
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Posted on 8.31.20
Applications due by 12.31.20
The King County Housing Authority (KCHA) is issuing a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified executive search firms to provide services to KCHA as it seeks to fill Executive level positions at the housing authority. KCHA currently has two executive-level positions open. One is the...
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Posted on 8.25.20
Applications due by 9.18.20
  Are you passionate about the environment?  Interested in making an impact?  Have a passion and experience for energy conservation and sustainability?  Then this opportunity may be for you. Join us!  Make an Impact! The Environmental Sustainability Manager will lead the development of new and...
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Posted on 8.14.20
Property Managers (Two Positions) - College Place (Bellevue) & Patricia Harris (Redmond) Salary  $64,929.72 - $75,886.61 Annually Location  Bellevue & Redmond, WA Job Type Regular Full-Time Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications...
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Posted on 8.14.20
Applications due by 12.31.20
Property Specialist - Kent Salary  $22.43 - $25.80 Hourly Location  Kent, WA Job Type Regular Full-Time Job Summary Are you looking for more than just a job?  Looking for an opportunity to be passionate about what you do while providing resources to your community?  Do you have great...
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Posted on 8.14.20
Applications due by 8.25.20
Job Summary King County Housing Authority is currently recruiting for a Senior Property Manager at our Birch Creek portfolio in Kent, Washington. KCHA is looking for a self-starting leader to continue to manage, motivate and build teamwork within the Birch Creek portfolio.  The individual selected...
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Posted on 8.14.20
Applications due by 8.25.20
Location  Kent, WA Job Type Internship Division HOUSING MANAGEMENT   The Customer Service Support internship is an ideal opportunity for a Housing Authority resident, student or recent graduate that has a passion for social work and providing support in the public sector.  This internship...
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Posted on 8.11.20
Applications due by 8.25.20

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