Hirabayashi Place
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442 South Main Street
Seattle, WA 98104 (map)
King County
Seattle Proximity: Core - East of I-5

Property Category:


Properties for Individuals and Families

These properties have open eligibility in that they do not restrict occupancy to a particular age population (seniors) or disabled households. Most properties will require that the head of household be over the age of 18 or an emancipated minor. The number of persons in an apartment will be restricted to bedroom size, in most cases, and a few properties have set-aside certain units within their property for seniors and/or persons with a disability. Single persons, roommates, couples and families are welcome at these properties- unless otherwise indicated on the listing.

Please call the MAIN CONTACT on each property listing for specific program or property eligibility.

Approximate Wait:
Over 2 year wait or wait list currently closed

Special Eligibility:

We have 95 studio, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments with rents affordable to modest wage workers. The rent your household qualifies for may depend upon your annual income level. There may be a differing wait or a longer waiting list for our lower priced apartments, set aside for lower income households. Please contact Main Contact for details. Some units set aside for developmentally disabled and homeless families.


Located minutes from downtown, Pioneer Square and the International District, Hirabayashi Place is a walker's paradise with a walk score of 98. You will enjoy the convenience of running your daily errands without a car with plenty of multilingual shops, restaurants and services nearby. With the Light Rail, bus lines and the King Street Train Station right outside your doorstep, you won't need a car. Attend a Seahawks, Sounders or Mariners game without sitting in traffic or worrying about parking.

Unit Amenities:

  • Floor to ceiling windows in many units
  • A variety of floorplans, including units with loft bedrooms, office area, and foyer entrances
  • EnergyStar appliances, water and energy-efficient fixtures
  • Dishwasher in every unit
  • Beautiful high-end flooring: burnished concrete or luxury vinyl tile
  • Two internet/phone/cable provider options
  • Building Amenities:

  • Landscaped roof deck with stunning Puget Sound and downtown views
  • Laundry room on every other floor
  • Secured access and buzzer entry system
  • Pet friendly
  • Bike Storage
  • Resident community room with kitchen and technology station
  • Two elevators
  • Secure parcel delivery boxes

  • Main Contact for Inquires and Application

    Name: Linda Vonheim Phone: 206-623-2536
    Title: Community Manager Fax: 1-206-299-4321
    Company: Quantum Management TDD: Call 711 for free relay service
    Address: 442 S Main St Email: hirabayashi@quantumms.com
    Seattle, WA 98104 Website: www.hirabayashiplace.com
    Office Hours: M - F - 7 to 330
    Management Contact

    Name: Quantum Management Inc. Phone: 425-776-1294
    Title: Property Management Fax: 425-776-1073
    Company: Email:
    Address: PO Box 2170 Website:
    Lynnwood, WA 98036

    Program Type(s)

    Properties that Accept Housing Authority provided Tenant-Based Vouchers

    Properties that accept Tenant-Based Housing Authority Provided Vouchers

    Properties in this category are private or publically owned properties that accept applicants with a Housing Authority provided Housing Choice Section 8 voucher or certificate. You must first have applied and received a voucher through your local housing authority program. You should contact your city or county Housing Authority directly for an application for their voucher/subsidy program.

    All properties listed on our site that do not have Project-Based subsidy through another government program will take a Section 8 voucher. Vouchers are portable and transferrable because they stay with the household, not the property, once you move out of the property. Then you can take your voucher to a property that accepts them and receive a subsidized rent.

    With a voucher or certificate, you will generally only pay 30% of your monthly household income for rent. Maximum rent amounts that the owner can charge are designated by the Federal Government and income limits apply. If an owner wishes to charge more than the maximum rent authorized by the housing authority, the tenant may be asked to pay all or part of the difference.

    Please call the MAIN CONTACT on each property listing for specific program or property eligibility.

    Properties that offer Washington State Housing Tax Credit Affordable apartments (non-subsidized)

    Properties that offer Washington State Housing Tax Credit Affordable apartments (non-subsidized)

    These properties have entered into a long term contract with the Washington State Housing Finance Commission to keep rents affordable to low income households for at least 21 years. In exchange for their commitment, owners of Tax Credit properties (LIHTC) are able to reduce their IRS tax assessment as long as qualified families are placed in their apartments and remain income qualified.

    These properties do not have Project-Based subsidy, so unless there is another subsidy program "layered" into a Tax Credit property, or you have a Housing Authority Section 8 Voucher, your rent will not be subsidized. The rent you will qualify for at these properties are restricted by HUD rent limits and will depend upon your annual income level. These are called income set-asides. The property may have rent ranges, lowest to highest, but a family in a higher income level may not qualify for the lowest rent level. There may also be some other set asides at the property, called occupancy set asides, such as for large families, disabled households or farm labor households. Properties with these types of set asides would give preference for rents and units to households that qualify.

    Waiting lists can also vary greatly at these properties. There are often much longer wait times for the lower rent amounts and may be no wait at all for the higher rent amounts at the property. In addition, often your annual income level may determine which unit you will qualify for. This can also effect the time you may need to wait for a unit to become available.

    For example,
    Let's say a property has a Tax Credit income set aside of 30% units at a rent of $350 per month. That rent is only available if your gross annual income is less than, for example, $15,000 per year. If all of the 30% units are currently occupied, your household could not immediately move-in to a 30% unit. You may have to either wait for a 30% unit to become available, or, if you can afford a higher rent, you can move-in more quickly.

    Tax Credit properties usually have more than one income set aside, so units are generally offered at varying rents between 30%-80% area median income. They will also generally have a minimum monthly income requirement, such as 2x the amount of the rent.

    Please call the MAIN CONTACT on each property listing for specific program or property eligibility.

    Income Limit Category: Very Low, Low,
    Income Limit Details:

    Household income must be below 50% and 60% median income under the Washington State Tax Credit program. Applicants must have twice the rent & utilities in income.  Student restrictions apply.


    Community Room
    Deck or Patio
    Laundry Room on Property
    Pet Friendly

    Handicap Accessible Units
    Property offers Wheelchair Accessible Apartments

    These properties offer apartments that are accessible to persons in wheelchairs or have features desirable and useful to persons in wheelchairs or with mobility impairments. Some properties have apartments that are fully accessible and some have apartments that have been adapted to include accessible features. In accordance with the Fair Housing Act and ADA, all properties that are not specifically exempt will have common areas, pathways and offices that are accessible, or must make arrangements at the property to accommodate persons with mobility impairments. Accessible apartment features vary from property to property, but may include one or more of the following features:
    Walk in showers or adapted bath tubs
    Grab bars
    Hand held Shower
    Widened doorways and larger rooms
    Lowered cabinets and countertops
    Accessible countertops and sink
    Accessible appliances
    Levered door and faucet handles
    Accessible switches and plugs
    Lowered peep holes in doors
    Hard flooring (non-carpeted)
    Visible doorbells, smoke detectors, braille signage and documents

    Please call the MAIN CONTACT on each property listing for specific accessibility features available at the property and in the apartments.

    Proximity to transit: Front Door Pickup

    Background Screening Information

    Accepting Comprehensive Re-usable Tenant Screening Reports
    Not Accepting Comprehensive Re-usable Tenant Screening Reports

    Screening Information and Cost (If Any): ____

    A comprehensive re-usable tenant screening report (portable report) means a tenant screening report, prepared by a consumer reporting agency at the direction of and paid for by the prospective tenant, and made available directly to a prospective landlord at no charge. Reports are re-usable for 30 days for multiple landlords.

    In accordance with Senate Bill 6413 effective 6/9/2016, landlords have the option to either accept or not accept portable reports, and the landlords decision must be included in the landlord’s posted rental criteria.

    If the landlord indicates its willingness to accept a comprehensive reusable tenant (portable) screening report, the landlord may access the landlord's own tenant screening report, regarding a prospective tenant, as long as the prospective tenant is not charged for the landlord's own tenant screening report.

    Bedroom Sizes and Rent Structure

    These rent amounts are generally the lowest and highest rents currently reported at this property. Please call the main contact listed above for details and requirements.

    # of Bedrooms
    Rent Range
    # of units
    $92526 Unit(s) 
    1 Bedroom$815
    $100055 Unit(s) 
    2 Bedrooms$950
    $117514 Unit(s) 

    Total Units:Directly Subsidized (Project-Based) Units:
    95 Units0 Units

    Rent Detail:

    Affordable non-subsidized apartments through the Washington State Housing Tax Credit Program. The rent your household qualifies for may depend upon your annual income level. There may be a differing wait or a longer waiting list for our lower priced apartments, set aside for lower income households. Please contact Main Contact for details.

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    This Page was Last Updated July 10, 2018

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