Jefferson Terrace

800 Jefferson St, Seattle, Washington 98104

Located at the edge of First Hill, overlooking Downtown Seattle, Jefferson Terrace is Seattle Housing Authority’s largest apartment building. It is close to Harborview and Swedish Medical Centers, Seattle University, and the Yesler Community Center, and is a short bus ride from Seattle Central Community College and shops of Broadway and Capitol Hill. The building is within walking distance of direct bus service to Downtown, Capitol Hill, Queen Anne, Seattle Center, Beacon Hill, Georgetown, South Park, Montlake, the University District, Wedgwood, Lake City, Mercer Island, and Shoreline. It is located within a five-minute drive of I-5, I-90, and Highway 99.

Jefferson Terrace Details

  • 299 bedroom units.
  • Public Housing

Property Amenities

  • Laundry Room

Public Housing

Since this property is owned and managed by a Public Housing Authority, all of the rents at this property are based on tenant incomes. Tenants will make a monthly contribution toward rent equal to 30% of their adjusted income. A housing authority may establish a minimum rent of up to $50.

Seattle HUD Rental Assistance Income Qualifications

Generally, households earning up to the income limit in the table below for their household size are eligible for units participating in a HUD rental assistance program in Seattle but actual income limits may differ for units at Jefferson Terrace.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% $24,300 $27,800 $31,250 $34,700 $37,500 $40,300 $43,050 $45,850
50% $40,500 $46,300 $52,100 $57,850 $62,500 $67,150 $71,750 $76,400
80% $63,350 $72,400 $81,450 $90,500 $97,750 $105,000 $112,250 $119,500

Jefferson Terrace is managed by Seattle Housing Authority.

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