Kerner-Scott House

510 Minor Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: 206-621-7027
Fax: 206-621-8529

Kerner-Scott House opened its doors in 1997 to house 40 tenants in permanent supportive housing.

A 25-bed women’s overnight shelter is also sited within the building

Exterior of a four-story building with three projecting bays, each painted blue with orange and brown trim. The recessed section between the bays is painted light seafoam green, with brown trim. The awning features Kerner-Scott House in white lettering above the entrance.
Kerner-Scott House, DESC’s first purpose-built project.–Photo courtesy of SMR Architects


  • 24/7 support staff
  • Nutritional services including a daily breakfast service
  • Medication monitoring
  • Common space for tenants on first floor (meeting rooms, dining area)
  • Community activities (food bank trips, BINGO, etc.)
  • Courtyard garden amenity for tenants
  • On-site clinical services such as case management and mental health care

Presented with Award of Excellence in Affordable Housing, MetLife and Enterprise Foundations, First Place in Supportive Housing 2005