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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…

First $4.3M rental assistance payments stabilize 800 households in King County at risk of eviction

As scheduled, King County’s Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP) paid its first rental assistance payments on Friday, July 16, 2021 totaling $4,373,510.21.  The payments, sent to 42 local property owners, create critical stability for over 800 households in King County who had fallen behind in rent payments due to COVID-related economic crises. Over…

Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program: Keeping people safe and stable in their homes

Even as the number of new COVID cases in our region goes down, another crisis is looming. The economic downturn brought on by the lingering pandemic has left tens of thousands of individuals and families unable to pay rent and living on the brink of homelessness. To meet as much of this need as possible,…

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The King County Eviction Prevention and Rental Assistance Program begins the first phase of enrollment

https://youtu.be/SB-yxmUPzLo April 28: Landlord enrollments May 17:  Individual tenant enrollments Thousands of individuals and families throughout King County are at risk for eviction and homelessness. They are struggling to stay afloat financially after months of lost wages, unemployment, poor health or other changes experienced due to COVID-19. With little or no income, residents choose between…

COVID–19 vaccine appointments available in south King County through April 26th!

A large number of COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available at King County’s Auburn Outlet Mall and Kent ShoWare clinics for South King County residents. Appointments are open today, April 22 through Monday, April 26. Additional appointments are anticipated to be available next week. Eligible residents can register for an appointment at Public Health’s vaccine website, CovidVaccine.KingCounty.gov. For assistance…