SECURITY HOUSE APARTMENTS
For Current Residents
Floor plans are representative; actual unit may vary.
Security House is a gem in the heart of Belltown for seniors seeking housing. Security House offers recently remodeled one bedroom units, in a thriving downtown location. Conveniently located within walking distance of Pike Place Market, shopping, and major Metro lines servicing downtown and surrounding areas.
Dog and cat friendly, intercom-controlled access, heat and electricity included, laundry facilities on site, elevator access, some units with water views, community room with cable TV, weekly coffee hour with monthly activities, and computer available in the library.
Subsidized property, serving low and very low income individuals, and residents pay 30% of their adjusted income. Applicants must be 62 or older, or handicapped/disabled to be eligible for housing.
NOTE: The waiting list is currently closed. Bellwether does not accept Portable Screening Reports.
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:
married and filing a joint federal tax return with spouse
a single parent with a minor child and neither are dependents of a third party
receiving benefits under Title IV of the Social Security Act (e.g., TANF)
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.)
previously under the care of a state foster care system
Note: Bellwether does not accept Portable Screening Reports.
Housing Development History
Security House Apartments
2225 4th Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
Location: Seattle, Belltown
Date Acquired: 1999
Unit Type: 107 one-bedroom apartments
Communities Served: Low-income and very low-income seniors and people with disabilities
Total Cost: $14,500,000
Tax-exempt loan from U.S. Bank
Bond issued by SHA
Tax credit equity from Washington Mutual Bank
City of Seattle Loan
Acquisition and rehabilitation of Section 8 Housing for low-income seniors. The project includes 15,000 square feet of ground-floor office and commercial retail space as well as two property management units. The building rehabilitation included a new roof, windows, common areas and elevator improvements.