For Current Residents
Cambridge Apartments

903 Union Street 

Seattle, WA 98101

Neighborhood:  First Hill 

Units:  157 

Pets:  Dogs and Cats 

Parking:  Onsite (waitlist may apply)

Do you qualify?  Resident Qualifications

Contact Information

Resident Manager:  Maira de la Paz


Phone:  206-343-0237

Floor Plans

Floor plans are representative; actual unit may vary.

Building Description

The Cambridge is a lovely 10-story turn-of-the-century brick facade building offering large studio units. Close to major Metro bus lines, I-5, the Convention Center, parks, shopping, restaurants and theaters.


All utilities included. Intercom-controlled access. One laundry facility on site. Elevator access. Limited parking available. On site Manager. The Cambridge is a dog and cat friendly building.

Special Information

Serving households earning below 50% to 60% of area median income. Section 8 vouchers are welcome.

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


Cambridge Apartments

903 Union Street 

Seattle, WA 98101

Location:  Seattle, First Hill


Date Completed:  1990 and 2001, Major Renovation 2018

Unit Type:  157 studios and one-bedroom apartments

Communities Served:  Low-income working singles and families earning 50-60% area median income

Total Cost:  $20,000,000

Funding Sources:


Raymond James


Bank Loan

City of Seattle Loan

Fire Code Loan

WA State Housing Trust Fund

Seattle Housing Authority tax-exempt bonds

Project Description:


Major Renovation of existing building, new structural design for earthquake safety and new building systems.


Acquisition and rehabilitation of 152 studios and common area of building formerly leased to HRG by Seattle Housing Authority. 


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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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