Quintessa Apartments
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201 Yesler Way
Seattle, WA 98104 (map)
King County
Seattle Proximity: Core - West 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:
No waiting list at this time

Availability Detail:

The Quintessa offers affordable apartments through the Washington State Housing Finance Commission Tax Credit Program. We gladly accept Housing Choice Vouchers. We do not hold a waiting list. Our units are income and rent restricted on a first come, first served basis for qualified households.

Special Eligibility:

2 persons per bedroom +1 per state regulations

Must pass screening application and complete compliance forms for the subsidy program.


Check out the studio and one-bedroom models at Quintessa Apartments, a high-rise community in downtown Seattle. Many floor plans to choose from!

Our apartments feature eat-in kitchens equipped with time-saving appliances and upgraded cabinets. Most homes have open kitchens connected to living rooms, creating more room for furniture and personal decoration. Breakfast bars in select models offer extra spaces to enjoy meals.

Each apartment comes with a stackable washer and dryer set, and roomy closets are also available. Heating and air conditioning ensure year-round comfort. Huge loft-style windows brighten interiors and offer excellent views of Puget Sound or Pioneer Square. Quintessa Apartments is a pet-friendly, controlled-access building with a brick exterior. Interior walls feature custom artwork as an homage to the city of Seattle.

For residents’ convenience, the community offers a twenty-four-hour fitness center, and around-the-clock emergency maintenance services. Shopping, dining, and nightlife are moments away.

Visit the newly remodeled leasing office for inquiries. https://www.quintessaapts.com/

Main Contact for Inquires and Application

Name: Christine Cunningham Phone: 206-621-2100
Title: Property Manager Fax: 206-264-0376
Company: The Reliant Group TDD: Call 711 for free relay service
Address: 201 Yesler Way - Office Email: quintessa@reliantpropertymgmt.com
Seattle, WA 98104 Website: https://www.quintessaapts.com/
Office Hours: 9-4 Mon-Fri
Management Contact

Name: Reliant Group Phone: 925-470-0881
Title: Property Management Fax:
Company: Email: uintessa@reliantpropertymgmt.com
Address: 601 California St #1150 Website: https://reliantgroup.com/
San Francisco, CA 94108

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,
Income Limit Details:

Gross Household income must be below 50% Washington State Housing Tax Credit Income limits. Qualifying for a Housing Choice Voucher is through the Seattle Housing Authority


Air Conditioner
Cable TV Hookup
Community Room
Garbage Disposal
Hardwood Floors
Non-Smoking Property
Laundry in Unit
Pet Friendly
Utilities Included

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):

$35 app fee per person over 18 years old, $400 Holding Deposit OAC

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
$127620 Unit(s) 
1 Bedroom$1489
$1489112 Unit(s) 

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

Rent Detail: The Quintessa offers affordable apartments through the Washington State Housing Finance Commission Tax Credit Program. We gladly accept Housing Choice Vouchers.

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This Page was Last Updated January 11, 2023

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