For Current Residents
Olive Tower Apartments

1624 Boren Ave 

Seattle, WA 98101

Neighborhood:  Downtown   

Units:  86 

Pets:  Dogs and Cats 

Parking:  Onsite (waitlist may apply)

Do you qualify?  Resident Qualifications

Contact Information

Resident Manager:  

Email:  olive_tower@bellwetherhousing.org 

Phone:  206-340-1150 

Floor Plans

Floor plans are representative; actual unit may vary.

Building Description

This stately high-rise is a five minute walk to all downtown amenities and transit stations. Mahogany finish and walk-in closets inhabit these quiet, cozy studio apartments, some with inspiring city views.


Dog and cat friendly building, intercom-controlled access, on-site laundry, elevator access, walk-in closets, heat included, surface lot parking, attentive management and maintenance personnel.

Special Information

Serving households earning below 50% of the area median income and has some unrestricted units. Section 8 vouchers are welcome.

Full-Time Students

Full-Time Student Households are eligible to apply.

Note: Bellwether does not accept Portable Screening Reports.

Housing Development History


Olive Tower Apartments

1624 Boren Ave 

Seattle, WA 98101

Location:  Seattle, Downtown


Date Completed:  1984 and 1994

Unit Type:  86 studio apartments, one two-bedroom and two one-bedroom apartments

Communities Served:  Low-income households earning below 50% of area median income

Total Cost:  $2,458,000

Funding Sources:

Bank loan

City of Seattle Office of Housing

Convention Center Replacement Housing

Transferal of Development Rights

Project Description:

Acquisition of 20% interest in a 1920's era tower to become managing partner of Olive Tower Associates. Following that partial acquisition, HRG purchased the remaining interest and rehabilitated all 86 studios including replacement of windows and major building systems. 


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

Tax ID 91-1116960.

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