The Theodora - Volunteers of America
6559 35th Ave Ne
Seattle, King County, Washington 98115

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About The Property:

The Theodora Volunteers of America is an affordable apartment community in Seattle, WA. We are located in a quiet neighborhood just south of the Wedgewood shopping district. Please call our site manager for more information or for an application.

Unit Information

Unit Bed/Bath Rent
One Bedroom 1/1 $

Property Amenities

  • Community Room
  • Laundry Room
  • 24hr Emergency Maintenance

Unit Amenities

  • Cable Ready
  • Window Coverings
  • Carpet

Nearby Amenities

  • Close to Dining
  • Close to Shopping

Managed By VOA Western Washington

Funding Programs

The Theodora - Volunteers Of America 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

The Theodora - Volunteers Of America has a project-based Section 8 contract. of the 114 total units at the property receive Section 8 assistance. This means that 0% 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 December 31, 1969 and the contract expires on December 31, 1969. The Section 8 contract rent is 0% of the Fair Market Rent for the area. According to the HUD Multifamily database, the fair market rents for the area are for Zero Bedroom, for One Bedroom, for Two Bedroom, for Three Bedroom, and for Four 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.


The Theodora - Volunteers Of America 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).

The Theodora - Volunteers Of America is an apartment community containing 22 rental units. The property contains 22 studio bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, The Theodora - Volunteers Of America is home to not more than 22 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

The Theodora - Volunteers Of America 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

The Theodora - Volunteers Of America contains a mix of 22 assisted studio bedroom apartments for rent. There are 22 Studio apartments in this property. The unit mix is 100% Studio apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for The Theodora - Volunteers Of America is .

Washington's 7th

Congressional District


Total Units


Project Based Sec. 8 Units


Unit Mix

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