King County Housing Authority

Since its establishment in 1939, KCHA has played a key role in providing affordable housing options for residents of the metro-politan region surrounding Seattle. Through partnerships with local communities and nonprofit organizations, KCHA delivers affordable housing and related support services such as education, job training and social services to more than 55,000 local residents who earn less than the county median income. Head-quartered in Tukwila, WA, it has 370 employees. KCHA is an independent municipal corporation established under state law, assists more than 18,000 households in the Seattle metropolitan region on a daily basis. A mission-driven organization, we administer rental housing and work closely with community stakeholders to address local priorities such as ending homelessness, improving educational outcomes for the region's low-income youth and assuring that disabled and elderly households can live with dignity. We are a high performing group and we are glad to provide creative and self-directed individuals with a variety of future opportunities. Our mission: KCHA is a national leader in providing innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper. Our vision is: That all residents of King County have quality affordable housing. We transform lives through housing.

King County Housing Authority
Oct 15, 2021
Intern
Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by October 28, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.   King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization, is a high performing nationally recognized leader in affordable housing.  KCHA provides innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper.  Our vision is that all residents of King County have quality affordable housing.  KCHA is the largest housing provider in the county, and annually, the agency serves over 55,000 low-income individuals.  We transform lives through housing. We are currently recruiting for a Customer Service Support Intern to provide office and clerical support at our Valli Kee portfolio in Kent.   The Customer Service Support internship is an ideal opportunity for a Housing Authority resident, student or recent graduate that has a passion for social work and providing support in the public...
King County Housing Authority
Oct 15, 2021
Full time
Job Summary The King County Housing Authority (KCHA) is a national leader in providing innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper.  Our vision is that all residents of King County have quality affordable housing.   KCHA is the largest landlord in the county, and annually, the agency serves over 55,000 low-income individuals.   We transform lives through housing. We are currently recruiting for a conscientious and dedicated Landscaper/Cleaner for our Burien Park portfolio based in Burien, WA.   The individual selected for this role will be responsible for performing manual work cleaning and maintaining residential facilities and grounds. The work involves a variety of indoor and outdoor tasks such as cutting grass, general landscaping and cleaning vacant units and common areas. Additionally, the Landscaper/Cleaner will be responsible for gutter and roof cleaning and pressure washing. The Landscaper/Cleaner will also learn and...
King County Housing Authority
Oct 15, 2021
Full time
Job Summary Are you looking for more than just a job?  Looking for an opportunity to be passionate about what you do while providing resources to your community?  Do you have great attention to detail and enjoy providing exceptional customer service?  And are you someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment?  If so, this position may be for you! King County Housing Authority is currently recruiting for a dedicated mission driven individual to fill our Property Specialist position to support our Valli Kee portfolio in Kent, Washington. The successful candidate will be providing customer service and administrative support.  The Property Specialist is a key role in the housing program. We are looking for an individual that enjoys working with people, can multi-task and will thrive in a role performed onsite at the housing properties.  The work will include a variety of assignments including working with diverse tenants, tenant file processing and administrative and office...
King County Housing Authority
Oct 15, 2021
Full time
Job Summary King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization, is a high-performing, nationally recognized leader in affordable housing and in providing innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper.  Our vision is that all residents of King County have quality affordable housing.  KCHA is the largest housing provider in the County, and annually the agency serves over 55,000 low-income individuals. We transform lives through housing. We are currently recruiting for a talented and experienced Senior Accounting Technician to join the team in Tukwila, Washington.  As a critical component in achieving the mission of the Authority, our Accounting Department is committed to working collaboratively across the agency to ensure that timely and accurate financial data is available whenever needed to support all housing programs and opportunities. Essential Functions The Senior Accounting Technician is an...
King County Housing Authority
Oct 15, 2021
Full time
Job Summary The King County Housing Authority (KCHA) is a national leader in providing innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper.  Our vision is that all residents of King County have quality affordable housing.  KCHA is the largest landlord in the county, and annually, the agency serves over 55,000 low-income individuals.   We transform lives through housing. We are currently recruiting for an experienced and skilled maintenance professional to maintain, service and repair the housing units for our Burien Park portfolio in Burien. KCHA has a reputation for excellence in affordable housing and the successful candidate will ensure that the portfolio is kept in outstanding condition through regular preventative maintenance as well as general grounds maintenance. Another meaningful aspect of this role is the need for excellent customer service in working with a richly diverse group of tenants. The individual selected for...
King County Housing Authority
Oct 07, 2021
Full time
Job Summary The King County Housing Authority is searching for a new Property Manager (PM) for our Juanita Court portfolio in Kirkland, Washington.   The new PM will perform administrative and supervisory work managing the operations and maintenance at their respective portfolio. The manager will ensure that the property is operated in an efficient, cost effective manner while providing high quality, well maintained housing for the residents. Responsibilities will include supervision of the maintenance staff. The team will be managed to ensure that all daily work orders, vacates, emergencies, and preventative maintenance are performed and that lease agreements and resident issues are handled in a timely and effective manner.   King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization is a high performing nationally recognized leader in affordable housing. To learn more about   KCHA and our Mission visit this link . Essential Functions Click here for...
King County Housing Authority
Oct 07, 2021
Full time
Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by October 14, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.     The King County Housing Authority (KCHA) is a national leader in providing innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper.  Our vision is that all residents of King County have quality affordable housing.   KCHA is the largest landlord in the county, and annually, the agency serves over 55,000 low-income individuals.   We transform lives through housing.   We are currently recruiting for a conscientious and dedicated Landscaper/Cleaner for our Birch Creek portfolio based in Kent, WA.  The individual selected for this role will be responsible for performing manual work cleaning and maintaining residential facilities and grounds. The work involves a variety of indoor and outdoor tasks such as cutting grass, general landscaping and cleaning vacant units and common areas. Additionally, the...
King County Housing Authority
Oct 07, 2021
Full time
Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by October 15, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.   King County Housing Authority (KCHA) is currently recruiting for an Accounting Technician to work in the Finance Department located in Tukwila, Washington. This role performs intermediate technical work maintaining and processing financial transactions, entering, verifying and checking financial records, reconciling accounts, maintaining files and records, preparing general financial reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Finance Manager.   As a critical component in achieving the mission of the Authority, our Finance Department is committed to working collaboratively across the agency to ensure that timely and accurate financial data is available whenever needed to support all housing programs and opportunities.     KCHA is the largest provider of affordable...
King County Housing Authority
Oct 07, 2021
Full time
Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, the initial review of applications will begin on October 20, 2021.    King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization, is a high performing nationally recognized leader in affordable housing. KCHA provides innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper.  Our vision is that all residents of King County have quality affordable housing.  KCHA is the largest housing provider in the county, and annually, the agency serves over 55,000 low-income individuals.   We transform lives through housing.   The Position Reporting to the Director of Asset Management, this position establishes, develops, budgets, implements and oversees the entire capital project program for the Asset Management Department which owns or controls approximately 8,200 units of multifamily apartments for the Authority with a market value close to $1 billion and is responsible for the...
King County Housing Authority
Sep 22, 2021
Full time
Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by October 4, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.   King County Housing Authority is currently recruiting for a Senior Property Manager at our Seola Gardens portfolio in Seattle, Washington. KCHA is looking for a self-starting leader to continue to manage, motivate and build teamwork within the Seola Gardens portfolio.  The individual selected for this position will ensure that the associated property is operated in an efficient, cost effective manner while providing high quality, well maintained housing for residents and/or tenants.  Responsibilities will include directing and supervising staff, sometimes through an Assistant Manager, to include Property Specialists and maintenance staff.  The teams will be managed to ensure that all daily work orders, vacates, emergencies, and preventative maintenance are performed and that lease agreements. King County Housing Authority...
King County Housing Authority
Sep 22, 2021
Full time
Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by October 6, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. As one of the most highly regarded housing authorities in the United States, and the largest provider of affordable housing in the Pacific Northwest, KCHA continues to do excellent work toward achieving our vision. Reaching for such an important goal means that we must have mission focused leaders, intent on moving the organization forward. The Authority has two exceptional opportunities for strong and seasoned professionals to join the organization as a Regional Manager for the North and Eastside regions.  The North Regional Manager will lead and manage the North team which is responsible for roughly 1,027 units in the north portions of King County.  The North region is composed of various portfolios that are each managed by a property manager and support staff. The properties are located in Shoreline, Kenmore, Kirkland, and...
King County Housing Authority
Sep 07, 2021
Full time
Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by September 21, 2021. About King County Housing Authority King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization, is a high-performing, nationally recognized leader in affordable housing and in providing innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper.  Our vision is that all residents of King County have quality affordable housing.  KCHA is the largest housing provider in the County, and annually, the agency serves over 55,000 low-income individuals.   We transform lives through housing. We are currently recruiting to fill our Assistant Property Manager opportunity in South King County.  The individual selected for this role will perform a variety of administrative duties related to the management of the Seola Gardens portfolio.  They will be responsible for ensuring that the property is...
King County Housing Authority Auburn, WA, USA
Aug 11, 2021
Seasonal
Are you looking for full-time seasonal work (May – November)?  Looking to gain real life experience while working outdoors?  Have knowledge and enjoy landscaping and hard work?  If this sounds like you, then a Seasonal Landscaper opportunity with KCHA might be what you're looking for.  We're looking for candidates who are ready to train, willing to work hard and learn new skills!   We rely on our seasonal landscaping team to assist in maintaining our beautiful properties.  As a seasonal employee, you will be joining a team that is dedicated to improving the lives of people right here in our communities. Our regular Landscapers will act as coaches and mentors for the new Seasonal Landscapers to provide support as you gain skills and experience that will help you succeed well beyond the 2021 season.  These are great opportunities for those seeking to build their skills and enjoy working in the outdoors.   This team is hard at work throughout the summer and into fall. This is...
King County Housing Authority Burien, WA, USA
Aug 11, 2021
Seasonal
Are you looking for full-time seasonal work (May – November)?  Looking to gain real life experience while working outdoors?  Have knowledge and enjoy landscaping and hard work?  If this sounds like you, then a Seasonal Landscaper opportunity with KCHA might be what you're looking for.  We're looking for candidates who are ready to train, willing to work hard and learn new skills!   We rely on our seasonal landscaping team to assist in maintaining our beautiful properties.  As a seasonal employee, you will be joining a team that is dedicated to improving the lives of people right here in our communities. Our regular Landscapers will act as coaches and mentors for the new Seasonal Landscapers to provide support as you gain skills and experience that will help you succeed well beyond the 2021 season.  These are great opportunities for those seeking to build their skills and enjoy working in the outdoors.   This team is hard at work throughout the summer and into fall. This is...
King County Housing Authority Shoreline, WA, USA
Aug 11, 2021
Seasonal
Are you looking for full-time seasonal work (May – November)?  Looking to gain real life experience while working outdoors?  Have knowledge and enjoy landscaping and hard work?  If this sounds like you, then a Seasonal Landscaper opportunity with KCHA might be what you're looking for.  We're looking for candidates who are ready to train, willing to work hard and learn new skills!   We rely on our seasonal landscaping team to assist in maintaining our beautiful properties.  As a seasonal employee, you will be joining a team that is dedicated to improving the lives of people right here in our communities. Our regular Landscapers will act as coaches and mentors for the new Seasonal Landscapers to provide support as you gain skills and experience that will help you succeed well beyond the 2021 season.  These are great opportunities for those seeking to build their skills and enjoy working in the outdoors.   This team is hard at work throughout the summer and into fall. This is...
King County Housing Authority Redmond, WA, USA
Aug 11, 2021
Seasonal
Are you looking for full-time seasonal work (May – November)?  Looking to gain real life experience while working outdoors?  Have knowledge and enjoy landscaping and hard work?  If this sounds like you, then a Seasonal Landscaper opportunity with KCHA might be what you're looking for.  We're looking for candidates who are ready to train, willing to work hard and learn new skills!   We rely on our seasonal landscaping team to assist in maintaining our beautiful properties.  As a seasonal employee, you will be joining a team that is dedicated to improving the lives of people right here in our communities. Our regular Landscapers will act as coaches and mentors for the new Seasonal Landscapers to provide support as you gain skills and experience that will help you succeed well beyond the 2021 season.  These are great opportunities for those seeking to build their skills and enjoy working in the outdoors.   This team is hard at work throughout the summer and into fall. This is...
King County Housing Authority Tukwila, WA, USA
Jul 30, 2021
Full time
KCHA is currently recruiting for a talented Senior Applications Developer to join the Information Technology department located in Tukwila, Washington.   The Senior Applications Developer will be responsible for technical and managerial work providing expertise and leadership to build and support solutions to support KCHA’s business strategy.  This work is conducted by leading the software infrastructure architecture and creating and maintaining the applications roadmap for the organization; designing, developing and implementing appropriate solutions; overseeing file discovery to build and support solutions with primary functions including assigning responsibilities to Applications Developer and Applications Development Specialist.     Additional responsibilities include: Workflow development; Working with consultants and vendors to deliver business value and user adoption of technologies in business processes; Performing quality assurance testing, migrating changes to...
King County Housing Authority Tukwila, WA, USA
Jul 30, 2021
Full time
King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization, is a high performing nationally recognized leader in affordable housing. KCHA provides innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper.  Our vision is that all residents of King County have quality affordable housing.  KCHA is the largest housing provider in the county, and annually, the agency serves over 55,000 low-income individuals. We transform lives through housing. Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher Department is currently recruiting for a talented, detail oriented and conscientious candidate to fill the Housing Assistant role.  Responsibilities for all Housing Assistants include collecting, processing and verifying documentation for clients and stakeholders; contacting third party sources for verifications based on outlined criteria.  Additionally, the Housing Assistant will provide customer service and program support in-person, via email, and various...
King County Housing Authority
Jul 30, 2021
Full time
This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by August 9, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.   About King County Housing Authority King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization, is a high-performing, nationally recognized leader in affordable housing and in providing innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper.  Our vision is that all residents of King County have quality affordable housing.  KCHA is the largest housing provider in the County, and annually the agency serves over 55,000 low-income individuals.   We transform lives through housing. We are currently recruiting for an Accountant to join the Finance Department in Tukwila, Washington.  This role provides vital services to internal employees, program participants, outside investors, and a wide array of other stakeholders.  This position performs difficult technical work in the maintenance, analysis,...
King County Housing Authority Tukwila, WA, USA
Apr 19, 2021
Full time
SALARY: $27.66 - $32.33 Hourly JOB SUMMARY: The King County Housing Authority (KCHA) is a national leader in providing innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper.  Our vision is that all residents of King County have quality affordable housing.  KCHA is the largest housing provider in the county, and annually, the agency serves over 55,000 low-income individuals. We transform lives through housing.   We are recruiting for a talented, detail oriented, and customer service focused Senior Housing Specialist based in Tukwila, WA. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who thrives in a fast paced environment, enjoys working with diverse customers, and is committed to the highest standards in public service. Multiple positions may be filled through this process. The ideal candidate will be:  Able to provide exceptional customer service to a diverse population of internal and external stakeholders.    Resourceful and...