LIHI 2407 First Ave Seattle, WA 98121 206-443-9935

LIHI
2407 First Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
206-443-9935

Low Income Housing Institute

The Low Income Housing Institute develops, owns and operates housing for the benefit of low-income, homeless and formerly homeless people in Washington State. They also administer a range of supportive service programs to assist clients in maintaining stable housing and increasing their self-sufficiency LIHI provides a variety of supportive services to help residents maintain their housing and develop self-sufficiency: efforts include providing residents with case management, life skills training, technology access and training, financial literacy training and savings programs, and activities for some of the more than 500 children in LIHI housing.

LIHI owns and/or manages over 2,000 housing units at 50 sites in six counties throughout the Puget Sound region. Eighty percent of LIHI housing is reserved for households earning less than 30 percent of the area median household income.

Find Housing

All housing applications for LIHI properties are handled by the staff at the individual properties, and all inquiries should be made to them.  There is no centralized list or application process. add link: https://lihi.org/find-housing/

LIHI Vacancies:  Click to view rentals available right now.  Most of these rentals have a fixed rent amount. If there is a property you are interested in that doesn’t have a current vacancy listed, please call the onsite office of that property for vacancy info:  List of Properties

LIHI Wait Lists:  Click to view LIHI properties that keep waiting lists.  Waiting list units are all rentals where rent is 30% of your household’s monthly income.

Tiny House Villages/Homeless Encampments:  If you wish to speak to LIHI about building a tiny house to donate, joining a volunteer build, donating materials for houses or supplies for a village, etc., please email Bradford Gerber or call 206-472-3672.

Tiny House Sites: For more info on each site, click on site name.  If you are interested in living at a site, call the listed phone # for that site or visit the site in person.

How CEA works

CEA serves all people (single adults, young adults, couples, families, and veterans) experiencing homelessness. Please contact CEA if you are. Coordinated Entry for All (CEA) ensures that people experiencing homelessness can get help finding stable housing by quickly identifying, assessing, and connecting them to housing support services and housing resources. CEA uses a standardized assessment tool that matches the right level of services and housing resources to the persons facing a housing crisis. Learn more about CEA and read the frequently asked questions (FAQs). FAQs available in English, Russian, Amharic, Tigrinya, Somali, and Vietnamese and Spanish. registration for homeless persons at Downtown Urban Rest Stop:  The Downtown Urban Rest Stop at 1924 9th Ave (206-332-0110) offers registration for King County’s Coordinate Entry  on Tuesdays and Thursday from 9am to noon.

  • Living and sleeping outside
  • Sleeping in a place not meant for human habitation
  • Staying in a shelter 
  • Fleeing/attempting to flee domestic violence 
  • Staying  in transitional housing or exiting an institution where you resided for up to 90 days and were in shelter or a place not meant for human habitation immediately prior to entering that institution or transitional housing

Young adults who are imminently at risk of homelessness within 14 days are also eligible for CEA.

Steps to getting help for households experiencing homelessness and in need of housing support services:

  1. Meet in-person with a housing assessor at a Regional Access Point for intake (assessment).

OR

  1. Call 211 to schedule an intake appointment.           
  2. Receive a referral for services, depending on the level of need.
  3. Connect to housing resources
 
All of the information provided on this page comes from the Low Income Housing Institute website. & the banner image above is from google maps.

URBAN REST STOPS

Urban Rest Stops, critical hygiene facilities for homeless individuals and families located in downtown Seattle, the U-District, and Ballard neighborhoods. The rest stops provide free restrooms, showers & laundry facility. Patrons receive free toiletries such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, disposable razors, sheaving cream, shampoo and soap. Patrons may also borrow overalls while they wash their clothes. The URS is designed to serve a wide range of people including homeless adults, families with children, youth and the elderly. 

Urban Rest Stop Manager:  Ronni Gilboa
206-332-0113

Urban Rest Stops Locations:

Downtown Urban Rest Stop  1924 9th Ave. Seattle, WA 98101.  Phone:  (206) 332-0110   Hours:   Monday-Friday: 5:30AM-9:30PM               Every Friday closed:11:00AM-2:00PM Saturday - Sunday:  8:00AM-3:00PM  Last laundry: 6:00PM | Last shower: sign up by 6:00PM   Services : Showers, self-serve laundry, restrooms, information & referral.

Downtown Urban Rest Stop
1924 9th Ave. Seattle, WA 98101. Phone: (206) 332-0110

Hours:  Monday-Friday: 5:30AM-9:30PM               Every Friday closed:11:00AM-2:00PM Saturday - Sunday:  8:00AM-3:00PM

Last laundry: 6:00PM | Last shower: sign up by 6:00PM

Services: Showers, self-serve laundry, restrooms, information & referral.

U-District Urban Rest Stop  1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA -shares building with ROOTS, come up 43rd alley, look for blue handrails and stairs  Phone:  (206) 327-0744   Hours:  Tuesday-Thursday: 9:00AM-6:00PM Friday: 9:00AM-5:30PM                       Closed Daily: 12:00-1:00PM  Last laundry: 2:00PM | Last shower: 5:00PM   Services:   Showers, restrooms, drop off laundry, information & referral. Laundry is first come first serve. Sign up at 8:45am in person or call at 9:00am

U-District Urban Rest Stop
1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA -shares building with ROOTS, come up 43rd alley, look for blue handrails and stairs
Phone: (206) 327-0744

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday: 9:00AM-6:00PM Friday: 9:00AM-5:30PM                       Closed Daily: 12:00-1:00PM

Last laundry: 2:00PM | Last shower: 5:00PM

Services:  Showers, restrooms, drop off laundry, information & referral. Laundry is first come first serve. Sign up at 8:45am in person or call at 9:00am

Ballard Urban Rest Stop  Address: 2014B NW 57th St. Seattle, WA -shares a building with Cheryl Chow Court on the first level.  Phone:  (206) 258-3626   Hours:  Monday-Friday:  6:30AM-2:30PM    Last laundry: 12:00PM | Last shower: 1:30PM   Services:  showers, self-serve laundry, restrooms

Ballard Urban Rest Stop
Address: 2014B NW 57th St. Seattle, WA -shares a building with Cheryl Chow Court on the first level. Phone: (206) 258-3626

Hours: Monday-Friday:  6:30AM-2:30PM  

Last laundry: 12:00PM | Last shower: 1:30PM

Services: showers, self-serve laundry, restrooms

All of the information provided on this page including logo comes from the Urban Rest Stop website. & the banner image above is from google maps.