Important Update on EPRAP Program in King County  

Program Status Due to a lack of available funds, the King County Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP) is no longer accepting new applications through the EPRAP registration process as of last night, at 11:59 p.m. King County provided notice of the anticipated closure of the registration process to new applicants on February 14.   King…

Auburn Isolation and Quarantine Site Closes as Omicron Cases Decrease  

Six weeks after announcing the opening of the Auburn Isolation and Quarantine (I&Q) site, King County stopped serving guests at this facility as of Friday, February 18 due to COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations decreasing. King County will continue to operate an I&Q facility for King County residents that do not have a safe place to…

After Serving More Than 39,000 households, King County to pause new applications for the King County Rental Assistance Program 

By Leo Flor, Director of King County Department of Community & Human Services Leo FlorDirector, Department of Community & Human Services Since the program began in March 2020, King County’s Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP) has distributed $244 million in rent assistance and processed applications from 39,444 households. Consistent with our goal to break the historic pattern of racial ethnic disproportionality in evictions, 76 percent went to heads of household who identify as…

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…