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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…

Adaptive, Resilient, Responsive: VSHSL in 2020

2020 was a year marked with immense loss and hardship in our King County community. More than ever before, 2020 was a time to pull together – to unite in support of one another. The Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) providers and partners, while faced with unforeseen challenges, did just that. VSHSL’s community…

Performance Measurement and Evaluation Unit Releases Brief on Impacts of COVID-19 on the Homeless Response System in 2020

DCHS’s Performance Measurement & Evaluation (PME) unit is launching the first in a series of quarterly data briefs highlighting housing and homelessness data trends. For the Q1 2021 release, the Data Review explores the impacts of COVID-19 on the King County Homeless Response System.  For several years, DCHS has used public data dashboards to provide information on the homeless response system and its performance towards making…

Set of keys in door

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…