Several of our area’s affordable housing developers share the vision of HDC’s Exemplary Buildings Program and have committed to using one of their upcoming developments as a test of the model. Learn more below.


Bill Hobson Place (Phase 2)

Owner: DESC

Building type: Mixed-use residential + commercial (permanent supportive housing and integrated health clinic)

Residents: Formerly homeless adults

Units: 92 studio apartments (Phase 2)

In service: Fall 2021

Architects: Runberg Architecture Group
General Contractor: Walsh Construction Co.
Development Consultants: Lotus Development Partners
MEP Consulting Engineer: Rushing Company


Othello Square (Building D)

Developer: HomeSight

Building type: Mixed-use commercial, family affordable co-op units

Residents: 100 percent of units reserved for households with annual incomes at or below 80 percent of area median income at time of purchase

Units: 68 family co-op units

In service: 2023

Architect: SKL Architects
General Contractor: Marpac Construction LLC
Development Consultants: Barrientos Ryan
Landscape Architect: Weber Thompson


Samma Senior Apartments

Developer: Imagine Housing

Building type: Residential

Residents: Low- and very-low-income seniors

Units: 54: (29) studio, (24) 1-bedroom, (1) 2-bedroom

In service: Spring 2022

Architects: Third Place Design Cooperative


Yesler Terrace Project (7.3)

Developer: Seattle Housing Authority

Building Type: Residential

Units: 110 affordable homes

In Service: Winter 2021

Architect: Ankrom Moisan Architecture

More details about SHA’s demonstration project coming soon…