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 50,000 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 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
Jul 08, 2020
Full time
As a professional Land Development Project Manager for our Greenbridge Department located in Tukwila, Washington, this individual will understand significant entitlement project history and, in context, move land development projects forward from entitlement, environmental approvals, obtaining complex infrastructure permits, plat construction, plat recording, land sales to completion.  The successful candidate will understand the many layers of land development from raw land to completed home sales.  The position is assigned to King County Housing Authority's largest projects including the master planned communities of Greenbridge and Seola Gardens. The successful candidate will have a broad scope of responsibilities including striving to maintain strong existing relationships and develop new partnerships that help lead to success in each area of work.   The Land Development Project Manager will: Work to ensure builders, after the land sale, succeed in the market and meet the...
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
Jul 02, 2020
Full time
Salary  $74,669.18 - $100,000.00 Annually Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received July 15, 2020. KCHA is currently recruiting for a talented Asset Manager to work in the Asset Management department located in Tukwila, Washington. This is professional work monitoring and evaluating the financial, legal, operational and property development activities for a portfolio of tax credit and/or bond financed properties.  The successful candidate will ensure properties are fiscally sound and viable investments, are physically maintained, and are in compliance with all lender, IRS, HUD and other regulatory requirements, KCHA policies and procedures, agreements, programs and covenants.  Responsibilities also include acting as owner's representative for the partnership in any dealings; preparing reports, forecasts, and projections on managed properties; participating in managed property cash management...
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
Jul 02, 2020
Full time
Salary  $59,000.00 - $70,000.00 Annually Job Type Regular Full-Time The Construction Cost Estimator is relied on and responsible for project cost analysis, including labor, material and other ancillary costs.  The incumbent will  further develop a database of historical costs, review contractor cost proposals and will assist project managers and project engineers with value engineering, cost controls and cost tracking.  KCHA currently relies on RS Means databases and Guide publications to develop estimates.
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
Jun 15, 2020
Full time
Job Summary The Senior Development Analyst will be supporting the Development and Asset Management teams in planning, organizing, and managing housing development projects. Additionally, the successful candidate will work closely with the Development Director to ensure that real estate development projects are completed professionally, on time and within budget. Work may include a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities such as project accounting, reporting to lenders and investors, preparing funding applications, assisting with acquisition and financial closings, overseeing the transition from development into directing real estate transactions, and coordinating feasibility studies for future development projects. 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 Oversees project accounting...
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
May 28, 2020
Full time
The successful Development Manager will: Manage, coordinate, and provide management of real estate development projects; communicate with vendors, contractors, and staff regarding timelines, budgets, and expectations. Develop and update financial models; analyze financial feasibility of tax credit financed real estate projects; track development project costs. Monitor, communicate, prepare, and assemble financial materials for submission to appropriate federal, state and local agencies. Prepare and submit funding applications as needed or required. Research and develop project conceptual development and budget; ensure funding and design are consistent with organization's strategic business plan. Lead Development team through feasibility analysis; coordinate, procure, and manage contracts with outside consultants. Manage architectural design process; secure all land use and building permits. Maintain open and positive relationships with investors. Review third...
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
May 26, 2020
Full time
Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by June 8, 2020 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.  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 talented and experienced Senior Accountant 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...
King County Housing Authority 500 S.W. 148th St., Burien, WA 98166
Mar 24, 2020
Full time
Property Specialist - Burien Park (32 hours) Salary $22.43 - $25.80 Hourly Location Burien, WA Job Type Regular Full-Time Division HOUSING MANAGEMENT Job Number 2020011 Closing Continuous Description Benefits Questions Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by April 6, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. 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 (32 hours per week) in Burien, Washington.  The Property Specialist is a key role in the housing program. We...
King County Housing Authority College Place
Mar 24, 2020
Full time
Property Specialist - College Place (Bellevue) Salary $3,888.47 - $4,471.74 Monthly Location Bellevue, WA Job Type Regular Full-Time Division HOUSING MANAGEMENT Job Number 2020012 Closing Continuous Description Benefits Questions Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by April 6, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. 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 in Bellevue, Washington.  The Property Specialist is a key role in the housing program. We are...
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Full time
Director of Impact and Evaluation Salary $90,000.00 - $120,000.00 Annually Location Tukwila, WA Job Type Regular Full-Time Division EXECUTIVE Job Number 2020019 Closing Continuous Description Benefits Questions Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by April 13, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. Are you excited by the opportunity to design and test innovative programs that address homelessness in King County? Do you have a passion for using data to inform both process improvement efforts and the program design of social impact initiatives? Are you ready to lead a small team of talented, collaborative, and data-driven individuals who are passionate about improving outcomes for low-income people? If so, KCHA's Social Impact Department may be the place for you.   The Director of Impact and Evaluation will oversee the agency's program evaluation, measurement, and learning activities...
King County Housing Authority Shoreline, WA, USA
Dec 27, 2019
Full time
Housing Assistant- Central Applications Center (Shoreline) Job Summary The Central Application Center, located in Shoreline WA, is currently recruiting for talented, detail oriented and conscientious candidates to fill the Housing Assistant role.  The primary 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, and being the primary staff at the call center.  Additionally, the Housing Assistant will provide customer service and program support in-person, via email, and various written correspondence The strongest candidates will bring: A desire to provide exceptional customer service as this individual is relied on to respond to questions from owners and participants. Excellent communication skills as they will be working directly with our clients and third party agencies. An ability to handle a high volume of...
King County Housing Authority
Dec 20, 2019
Part 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. 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 to the participants in KCHA's Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.  This internship will offer an opportunity to acquire hands-on experience by supporting diverse populations through positive customer service and administrative support.  Multiple internships may be filled through this recruitment. Typical job...
King County Housing Authority
Dec 19, 2019
Full time
Job Summary The new PM will perform administrative and supervisory work managing the operations and maintenance of the Cascade (Kent) portfolio. This person 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 Qualifications and Competencies Required Qualifications: Associate's Degree AND Three years of relevant work experience in public housing and/or...
King County Housing Authority Shoreline, WA, USA
Dec 06, 2019
Full time
Job Summary- Landscaper/Cleaner- Briarwood (Shoreline) This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by January 3, 2020 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. 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....
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
Dec 06, 2019
Full time
Job Summary- Senior Development Analyst This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be submitted by January 3, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. The Senior Development Analyst will be supporting the Development and Asset Management teams in planning, organizing, and managing housing development projects. Additionally, the successful candidate will work closely with the Development Director to ensure that real estate development projects are completed professionally, on time and within budget. Work may include a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities such as project accounting, reporting to lenders and investors, preparing funding applications, assisting with acquisition and financial closings, overseeing the transition from development into directing real estate transactions, and coordinating feasibility studies for future development projects. King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization is a high performing...
King County Housing Authority Tukwila,Wa
Nov 25, 2019
Full time
Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be submitted by December 13, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Do you enjoy finding solutions to some of society's most challenging and complex problems, such as homelessness? Are you always thinking of newer, better ways of doing things? Are you a self-starter always driving to execution?  If your answer to these questions is an enthusiastic "yes" then please keep reading! The Administrative Program Manager is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and talented professional to lead efforts to implement, manage and improve supportive housing programs that serve highly vulnerable people including those experiencing homelessness. The person in this position should be highly skilled at facilitating cross-sector, multi-disciplinary teams toward results; lead program planning, implementation and ongoing program management; comfortable public speaker/presenter; experienced at analyzing and...
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
Nov 20, 2019
Full time
Desktop Support Technician Salary $27.14 - $31.73 Hourly Location Tukwila, WA Job TypeRegular Full-TimeDivisionADMINISTRATION Job Number2019096 Closing 12/2/2019 4:30 PM Pacific Description Benefits Questions Job Summary King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization is a high performing nationally recognized leader in affordable housing.  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. The Desktop Support Technician provides technical IT support and performs administration work that involves working with users to resolve computer hardware and software issues located both onsite and offsite.  Work involves...
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
Nov 06, 2019
Full time
Job Summary 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.   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 an exceptional opportunity for a strong and seasoned professional to join...
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
Nov 06, 2019
Full time
Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by November  19 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. 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 assist...
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
Nov 06, 2019
Full time
Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by November 19 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 an experienced and skilled maintenance professional to maintain, service and repair to energy savings products installed through KCHA's Energy Performance Contracts (EPC). This position is based at the central office and will be working throughout the Housing Management portfolio with properties all over King County.   KCHA has a reputation for excellence in affordable housing and this individual will...
King County Housing Authority
Nov 05, 2019
Full time
Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by November 19 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 an experienced and skilled maintenance professional to maintain, service and repair to energy savings products installed through KCHA's Energy Performance Contracts (EPC).  This position is based at the central office and will be working throughout the Housing Management portfolio with properties all over King County. KCHA has a reputation for excellence in affordable housing and this individual will ensure that...