Providence Peter Claver House
Providence Peter Claver House is a high-quality, supportive housing program founded by the Sisters of Providence and owned and managed by Providence Health and Services. Designed and built especially for low-income, aging seniors, the building features 79 private apartments with all the comforts of home. Each apartment includes full kitchen amenities with a dining area, a private bathroom with tub or walk-in shower, built-in storage and an open floor plan. Upgraded flooring, stainless steel appliances and ceiling fans reflect our high standard of living. Shared laundry facilities and welcoming community spaces are available to all residents.
Located in the New Holly neighborhood of southeast Seattle, Providence Peter Claver House is part of a mixed income neighborhood with a wide variety of social service agencies nearby. New Holly, previously known as Holly Park, was originally constructed in the 1940s to house defense workers and veterans then was converted to public housing in the 1950s. In 1995 the aging structures were deconstructed and new mixed income housing began to fill the neighborhood. Providence Peter Claver House opened in 2001 as part of the overall community redevelopment. Residents in the community enjoy easy access to public transportation, markets and ethnic shopping.
Providence places a high value in supporting individual residents and creating a vibrant community by providing raised garden beds, a shared computer lab with internet access, gathering spaces for resident groups, and a wide variety of scheduled activities including educational and recreational programming. A Service Coordinator can help residents identify and access local resources and services, and can advocate for residents who need assistance.
Providence Peter Claver House receives an operating subsidy from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD requirements state that applicants for housing at Providence Peter Claver House must be at least 62 years of age at the time of application and their annual income cannot exceed 50% of the area median income. Residents pay approximately 30% of their monthly income toward their rent and utilities.
Providence Peter Claver House provides equal housing opportunities for all prospective tenants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, parental/family status, marital status, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, creed, political ideology, gender identity or membership in any other class of persons.