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
Sep 17, 2020
Full time
Wellness Coordinator (Long-Term Temporary) Salary  $31.22 - $36.48 Hourly Location  Tukwila, WA Job Type Long-term Temporary (more than 6 months) Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by September 30, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. KCHA’s employees work throughout the King County region and is a team-oriented agency where communication and collaboration are highly valued.  Our diverse workplace includes maintenance, construction, property management, finance and administration, and other operations staff.  This is a new position reporting to the Risk Manager. Essential Functions Plans, develops, coordinates and evaluates a comprehensive employee wellness program directed toward reducing health risks and improving health awareness. Lead and direct the Virus Response Team (VRT) in developing workplace prevention practices, activities and provide operational guidance for pandemic...
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
Sep 16, 2020
Full time
Salary  $20.39 - $23.45 Hourly Location  Tukwila, WA Job Type Regular Full-Time Closing 10/1/2020 4:30 PM Pacific Job Summary 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 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...
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
Sep 16, 2020
Full time
Administrative Assistant Salary  $22.43 - $25.80 Hourly Location  Tukwila, WA Job Type Regular Full-Time Job Summary We are recruiting for a talented, detail oriented, and customer service focused Administrative Assistant, based in Tukwila. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, enjoys a diversity of customers, and is committed to the highest standards in public service. The Administrative Assistant will play a critical role in supporting the Housing Choice Voucher Program. The ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment as well as being flexible and able to adjust to shifting priorities will be very important.  Other keys to success in this role will include a strong leader with a positive attitude and exceptional communication and customer service skills.    The ideal candidate for this role will enjoy interacting with staff, landlords/owners, program participants, and many...
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
Sep 10, 2020
Full time
Finance Manager Salary  $85,869.56 - $114,850.54 Annually Location  Tukwila, WA Job Type Regular Full-Time Division ADMINISTRATION Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by September 18, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. The Department The Finance Department provides vital services to internal employees, program participants, outside investors, and a wide array of other stakeholders.    The Position The Finance Manager is a key member of the Finance Department.  This position will supervise a staff of four and will primarily be responsible for managing the accounting operations for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program and the Greenbridge program, submission of the Public Housing Operating Subsidy, and will perform complex skilled technical work developing and reporting on financial and operating metrics for multiple areas of KCHA. They will also lead their team in process improvement...
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
Aug 31, 2020
Full time
This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received as soon as possible. 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 efforts, debt service funding, and partnership investment and...
King County Housing Authority Bellevue, WA, USA
Aug 14, 2020
Full time
Property Managers (Two Positions) - College Place (Bellevue) & Patricia Harris (Redmond) Salary  $64,929.72 - $75,886.61 Annually Location  Bellevue & Redmond, WA Job Type Regular Full-Time Job Summary This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by August 24, 2020. The King County Housing Authority is searching for two new Property Managers (PM) for our College Place (Bellevue) and Patricia Harris (Redmond) portfolios.  The new PMs will perform administrative and supervisory work managing the operations and maintenance at their respective portfolio. These managers 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...
King County Housing Authority 600 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA, USA
Aug 14, 2020
Full time
Environmental Sustainability Manager Salary  $74,669.18 - $99,870.03 Annually Location  Tukwila, WA Job Type Regular Full-Time Division ADMINISTRATION   Are you passionate about the environment?  Interested in making an impact?  Have a passion and experience for energy conservation and sustainability?  Then this opportunity may be for you.  Join us!  Make an Impact! The Environmental Sustainability Manager will lead the development of new and creative ways to reduce King County Housing Authority's (KCHA) footprint on the environment while enabling the agency to re-purpose saved energy dollars towards the support of low income households.  Since the inception of KCHA's environmental sustainability program in 2007, the Housing Authority has: Provided recycling outreach at over 65 multifamily properties, saving $160,000 each year in avoided garbage costs. Reduced water and energy consumption throughout the housing portfolio, saving over $200,000...
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 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...