Multifamily Tax Exemption
The Multifamily Property Tax Exemption (MFTE) Program provides a tax exemption on the residential improvements on multifamily projects in residential targeted areas in exchange for setting aside 20% of the homes as income- and rent-restricted.
The MFTE program works to both encourage residential development in slow markets and to incentivize affordable housing development in more competitive markets. By supporting mixed-income residential development in the urban centers, the MFTE program contributes to Seattle's commitment to neighborhood development and community revitalization.
For developers and owners applying to the MFTE program, please contact Mike Kent at 206.684.0262 for more information.
For existing and prospective tenants, property managers and all MFTE program compliance questions, please contact Justin Bombara at 206.233.5128.