Providence House - Yakima
Providence House Yakima 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, our pet friendly building features 47 private studio and one-bedroom apartments with all the comforts of home. Each apartment includes full kitchen amenities, a private bathroom with tub or walk-in shower, built-in storage, air-conditioning and an open floor plan. Shared laundry facilities and welcoming community spaces are available to all residents.
Located in downtown Yakima – Washington State’s leading agricultural region – Providence House residents enjoy easy access to a seasonal farmer’s market, in addition to shopping, restaurants, movies, community celebrations, the Yakima Capitol Theater, and public transit lines. Recent grants from federal and local sources funded eco-friendly retrofits to the building, including the addition of systems that provide comfortable heat and cooling while keeping utility costs affordable. Additional upgrades are underway to benefit resident spaces and overall building efficiency.
Providence places a high value in supporting individual residents and creating a vibrant community by providing 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 House Yakima receives an operating subsidy from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD requirements state that applicants for housing at Providence House Yakima must be at least 55 years of age or must be disabled 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 House Yakima 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.