For Current Residents
Bellevue/Olive Apartments

1641 Bellevue Ave 

Seattle, WA 98122

Neighborhood:  Capitol Hill 

Units:  48 

Pets:  Dogs and Cats 

Parking:  Onsite (waitlist may apply)

Do you qualify?  Resident Qualifications

Contact Information

Resident Manager:  Shelley Watson


Phone:  206-628-9699

Floor Plans

Floor plans are representative; actual unit may vary.

Building Description

Built in 1995, this modern 5-story building is easily accessible to I-5. Units offer excellent floor plans, easy access to major Metro bus lines, and are within walking distance to downtown shopping, restaurants and theaters.


Dog and cat friendly, clean and spacious units, intercom-controlled access, laundry facilities on site, elevator access, garage parking, and on-site Resident Manager.

Special Information

Serving households earning below 50% to 60% of area median income.

Full-Time Students

Due to Federal funding requirements for this property, applicant households must have an adult member who is not a full-time student unless one of the following student prohibition exceptions is met. You are:

  1. married and filing a joint federal tax return with spouse

  2. a single parent with a minor child and neither are dependents of a third party

  3. receiving benefits under Title IV of the Social Security Act (e.g., TANF)

  4. At least one student participates in a program receiving assistance under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act or under other similar, federal, state or local laws. (Attach documentation of participation.)

  5. previously under the care of a state foster care system​

Note: Bellwether does not accept Portable Screening Reports.

Housing Development History


Bellevue/Olive Apartments

1641 Bellevue Ave 

Seattle, WA 98122

Location:  Seattle, Capitol Hill


Date Completed:  1995

Unit Type:  48 Studio and one-bedroom apartments

Communities Served:  Households earning below 50-60% area median income

Total Cost:  $5,426,000

Funding Sources:

Bank loan

9% tax credit

City of Seattle Office of Housing

WA State Housing Finance Unit

Project Description:

New construction of 48 studio and three-bedroom apartments using energy efficient design and recycled building material with 6,750 square feet of ground-floor, commercial space, administrative space, maintenance and leasing offices and parking. 


Bellwether Housing

1651 Bellevue Avenue

Seattle WA, 98122


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Bellwether Housing is a nonprofit 501(c)(3).

Tax ID 91-1116960.

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