Open to families, seniors age 55+, disabled persons
3030 81st Pl. S.E., Mercer Island, WA 98040 (map)
Apartments with a view of Lake Washington are available at Island Crest. This KCHA community sits right in the middle of Mercer Island, which boasts a high-performing school district, a variety of parks and local businesses, and is conveniently located between Bellevue and Seattle.
Types of Units (30 Total)
16 — 1-bedroom & 1-bath
14 — 2-bedroom & 1-bath
1-bedroom — 133 households
2-bedroom — 46 households
Although KCHA cannot determine how long you will wait for housing, the list above shows you the number of applicants on the waiting lists for this property. You should only use these numbers as a rough guideline. The length of time it takes to reach the top of the list varies. It depends on:
- The date and time you applied.
- The number of current residents who move out.
- The number of applicants who qualify for waiting list preferences.
KCHA has no way of knowing how many vacancies it will have in the coming months and years. This is why we cannot tell you exactly when you will reach the top of a waiting list.
Amenities & Services
Laundry facilities and storage on site, balconies/patios, view of Lake Washington
Groceries & Shopping
Albertsons, QFC, Rite Aid, Mercer Island Shopping Center, South End Shopping Center, Island Books
Routes with stops located within a half-mile walk:
204 / 216P / 550F / 554 / 630P / 981P / 989P
F Frequent service – every 15 minutes or less on weekdays
P Peak service only – weekdays during commute hours, usually in just one direction
This community has an overall walk score of 80 out of 100.
This is considered very walkable, meaning most errands can be done on foot.
The overall score is based on the walkability of several types of amenities, including groceries (93), shopping & errands (80), schools (74), dining (74), and parks (95).
Mercandale Field and Skate Park, Luther Burbank Park, Mercer Island Community and Events Center, Mercer Island Public Library
Harborview Medical Center, Overlake Hospital, Mercer Island Dentistry, Mercer Island Family Medicine
Mercer Island School District
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.
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 Island Crest, contact the office listed below.
King County Housing Authority
1424 148th Ave. S.E.
Bellevue, WA 98007
Tel: (206) 315-4380
Fax: (206) 315-4381