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Bellwether Housing

Seattle nonprofit building 750 new affordable homes. $3M already committed.


You're concerned about the Puget Sound Region's affordable housing and homelessness crisis and want to invest in a proven solution.
You want to create access to opportunity for low-income families.
You want to invest in diverse, equitable neighborhoods that are accessible to people of all incomes and backgrounds.
Every $1 in investment unlocks $29 in committed funding from public and other resources.
We have a $30M annual budget, $330M in assets, and previously raised $4M from impact investors.
We own and operate over 2100 affordable apartments in Seattle and have a 39-year track record.
The average Bellwether rent is $951 less than the average rent in Seattle.

Our Team

Susan Boyd CEO
Susan's background includes direct service, land use law, and affordable housing development.

Bellwether has owned and operated affordable housing in Seattle since 1980. We're committed to using affordable housing to build communities of opportunity. We're scaling up our production now because of the need for affordable housing in our region. We have the experience and resources as an organization to support our bold plans. 

Board Chair
Principal at Spectrum Development Solutions.
Deva Hasson Board Vice Chair
Principal and Investment Director at Heartland