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Birch Creek

Subsidized Housing
Open to families, seniors age 55+, disabled persons
27360 129th Place S.E., Kent, WA 98030 (map)

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Large, affordable townhouse apartments in Kent. A 2-year redevelopment of Birch Creek was completed in 2010. Renovated units have new appliances, including a full size washer and dryer, is fully carpeted and often has a private patio. The complex is near parks and a host of shopping opportunities. KCHA and its partners provide a host of support services on site.

Types of Units (262 Total)

5 — 1-bedroom & 1-bath
95 — 2-bedroom & 1.5-bath
123 — 3-bedroom & 1.5-bath
36 — 4-bedroom & 2.5-bath
3 — 5-bedroom & 2.5-bath

Amenities & Services

Community police officer, food bank, Birch Creek Youth Center with recreation, youth programs, Head Start classes and a computer lab, and the Kent Family Center featuring a career development center that is a WorkSource connection site, wellness education, ESL and citizenship classes

Groceries & Shopping

Safeway, Bartell Drug, Walgreens, many restaurants and other stores in malls at the corner of Kent-Kangley and 132nd Avenue


Metro Transit bus routes 158, 159, 164 and 168


On-site basketball court and playground, Lake Meridian, Springwood Park, Senior Activity Center

Medical Facilities

Valley Medical Center Kent Primary Care

School District & Schools

Kent: Pine Tree Elementary, Cedar Heights Middle, Kentlake High

How to Apply

Download, print, and submit the subsidized housing application to apply to live at this property. You may return the application by mail or at your nearest KCHA property management office.


This property offers fully accessible units, which may include features such as lowered counters and a roll-in shower. In addition, KCHA provides reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. This makes their living arrangements, as a whole, comparable to that of other residents. To learn more about accessibility at Birch Creek, contact the office listed below.

Managed By

King County Housing Authority
27360 129th Place S.E.
Kent, WA 98030
Tel: (206) 315-4360
Fax: (206) 315-4361

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Main Office
600 Andover Park W.
Tukwila, WA 98188
Tel: (206) 574‑1100
Fax: (206) 574‑1104
TDD: (800) 833‑6388

Section 8 Office
700 Andover Park W.
Tukwila, WA 98188
Tel: (206) 214‑1300
Fax: (206) 243‑5927