Catholic Housing Services of Western Washington
a DBA of Archdiocesan Housing Authority
Mt. Baker Apartments - Washington Grocery Building Apartments - Kateri Court Apartments
  Offices: 308 W. Champion St. & 110 E. Chestnut St. Bellingham, WA 98225 Phone: (360) 738-8234
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call the TTY number 7-1-1 or toll free: 1-800-833-6388



Mount Baker Apartments

Washington Grocery Building


Kateri Court Apartments


Cornwall Supportive Housing


-Catholic Community Services



Combined Eligibility Criteria and Background Check Full Application Packet  << is here! (Click to download an application or pick one up outside our office at 110 E Chestnut St. or 308 W Champion St.)

PLEASE NOTE: The income and rent limits are determined by the Washington State Housing Finance Commission and are therefore subject to change. 

**Please note most recent application updated 11/21/19**  

The first step in applying for Catholic Housing Services is to fill out the Pre-Application form. This form should help you determine if you are eligible for housing with us.  

Drop off the completed application materials at the office of either Kateri Court (for Washington Grocery Building & Kateri Court interest; 110 E. Chestnut St.) or Mt. Baker Apartments (308 W. Champion St.) depending on your preference. There is a locked drop box outside of both offices if there is no one available to speak with you.

The second step in the application process is to complete an MOCO background/credit check application form.  The completed form must be turned in with a $35 non-refundable money order PAYABLE TO: CHS per applicant that is 18 years or older. If s/he has lived in any other states than WA or OR there is an an additional charge. The fee ranges depending on the county.  Contact us and we can look into the additional costs. This NON-REFUNDABLE fee must be paid in the form of a money order/cashier’s check only. (No checks or cash). Once you turn this in with the money order, we will send off your background check.

Please make the money order payable to: CHS   

********We do NOT accept cash or personal checks *********

After you fill out and turn in an application, you may call the office to set up an appointment to discuss your application or to set up an apartment unit viewing. Otherwise, we should contact you when we are ready to process your application.

If the background check and rental references clear and there is a unit available, an appointment to verify income and assets is the next step in the application process.

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, dial  7-1-1 or toll free TTY number : 1-800-833-6388.

We accept Comprehensive Reusable Tenant Screening Reports. For information see