Now Accepting Proposals to Distribute and Deliver Diapers Across King County

RFP Release date: 1/20/22 APPLY NOW on ZoomGrants Deadline to apply: March 3, 2022 I. RFP Overview The King County Department of Community and Health Services (DCHS) is pleased to release this Request for Proposal (RFP) for Diaper Delivery. As families in King County continue to confront economic hardships prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, this…

New Auburn Isolation and Quarantine Site Opens as Omicron Cases Rise  

As the highly infectious Omicron variant spreads at a rapid rate across the state, and cases in King County tripled from the highest peak seen previously in the pandemic, we expect a continued upward trend in January. King County urges people to prepare and take the necessary precautions to slow the spread, and as part of the overarching effort by the County to help reduce transmission and keep our hospital beds available for people with acute…

EPRAP completes over 400 individual household payments in one week; onsite and virtual registration events coming up!

The Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP) has now paid out $55 million in rent assistance since January 2021, including last week’s $5.1 million in assistance. This is in addition to more than $37 million paid to support households throughout King County in 2020.  EPRAP payments since the program began last year now total…

Use of Self-attestations will be the key to faster EPRAP payments

The Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP) has now paid $49.8 million in rent assistance since January 2021, including last week’s $3.4 million in assistance. 2021 totals so far are in addition to more than $37 million paid in 2020. Payments in 2021 have been made to landlords in the form of both advances…

Federal Way landlord and tenant thankful for King County rental assistance 

More than 4,600 households have received rent payments from King County's Eviction Prevention and Rental Assistance Program this year to date. Christian and his family represent one of those households. He and his landlord Ilona recently shared their story with KING-5.

Training, technical assistance and hands-on trouble-shooters moving applications and payments forward

King County’s Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP) is building momentum as new training and capacity building staff joined the EPRAP team last week and over the weekend, working one-on-one with tenants and landlords to move applications to payment. In the blog this week: New Action Teams on the jobSimplified enrollment process in placeUpdated…