Cedar Crossing TOD

Enhancing the station area with affordable housing, retail and public amenities

Cedar Crossing is an all-affordable housing project in the Roosevelt neighborhood. It provides 254 housing units, including 91 two-and three-bedroom units for families, on 1.2 acres of land directly adjacent to the north station building at Roosevelt Station. 

The project sets aside housing for children with high medical needs and their families through a partnership with Seattle Children's and Mary’s Place, and also offers housing to veterans, senior veterans and their families. On the ground floor is an all-ages playground for residents, a bilingual childcare center run by El Centro de la Raza, several retail spaces and a public plaza, providing services for residents, transit rider and the broader neighborhood. 

Sound Transit and the Seattle Office of Housing partnered to create affordable housing at the station by offering the property at a discounted land price, as well as $15 million in pre-committed affordable housing financing from the City of Seattle. The project was made possible in part by a Joint Development Agreement with the Federal Transit Administration. Bellwether Housing and Mercy Housing Northwest developed the project, which opened in June 2022. 

Cedar Crossing meets Washington State Evergreen Sustainable Development Standards and includes a green roof with solar panels. It offers fewer than 75 parking stalls and provides storage for at least one bicycle for every apartment. 


Opening date: June 2022

Affordability: Approximately 254 units affordable to families earning 60 percent of area median income or less, with approximately 1/3 of the units sized as two- or three-bedroom apartments for families.