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…

Rental assistance program expands again to assist tenants and landlords

King County’s Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP) continues to identify and implement ways to accelerate payments and to streamline and shorten the process for approving applications for rent assistance for tenants throughout the region who have fallen behind due to COVID-related economic hardships, such as illness or unemployment. This blog describes King County’s…

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Do you want to have a voice on decisions related to renter assistance and eviction prevention?

Apply to join the Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program Advisory Committee King County is recruiting to fill nine positions on a new advisory board being formed to provide input to policy, procedures and protocols for rental assistance and eviction prevention programs and services. The advisory committee will provide valuable first-person experience and perspective to…