Northaven Apartments
11045 8th Ave Ne
Seattle, King County, Washington 98125

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Funding Programs

Northaven Apartments was developed and operates with Federal housing financing. The property utilizes the Project Based Sec. 8 Federal housing program to make rent affordable to lower income tenants.

Section 8

Northaven Apartments has a project-based Section 8 contract. 21 of the 198 total units at the property receive Section 8 assistance. This means that 11% of the renter households in the property pay no more than 30% of their adjusted income for rent.

The current Section 8 contract was effective on April 01, 2012 and the contract expires on March 31, 2032. The Section 8 contract rent is 79% of the Fair Market Rent for the area. According to the HUD Multifamily database, the fair market rents for the area are $1,049.00 for Zero Bedroom and $1,225.00 for One Bedroom.

9% of Washington properties and 26% of all properties across the country have Section 8 rental subsidies. See the Rent Subsidies section for more.


Northaven Apartments is an affordable apartment community located in Seattle, Washington which is located in King County. The property is located in Washington's 7th Congressional District served by Representative Pramila Jayapal (D), Senator Patty Murray (D) and Senator Maria Cantwell (D).

Northaven Apartments is an apartment community containing 21 rental units. The property contains 5 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Northaven Apartments is home to not more than 23 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

Northaven Apartments provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in Seattle, WA by this property is Project Based Sec. 8.

This subsidy allows the renter to pay 30% of his or her income for rent while the subsidy pays the difference. To qualify, a renter must earn 50% or less of the Area Median Income.

There is a minimum rent payment of not less than $25 and as much as $50 for all subsidy recipients at this property. That means that even if a renter has zero income, they will still be required to pay rent. In recent years, there have been various legislative proposals to increase the Section 8 minimum rent but advocates make the valid point that minimum rents affect the poorest of the poor.

Unit Mix

Northaven Apartments contains a mix of 21 assisted studio and one bedroom apartments for rent. There are 16 Studio and 5 One Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 76% Studio and 24% One Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Northaven Apartments is 0.03.

Washington's 7th

Congressional District


Total Units


Project Based Sec. 8 Units


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Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

Studio and One

Unit Mix

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