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…

EPRAP staff and community teams making the difference as weekly funding to support local households continues to increase

King County’s Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP) continues to build momentum as new County staff action teams join EPRAP community-based providers in working one-on-one with local households and landlords to accelerate rent payments to support COVID-impacted individuals and families across King County. EPRAP also increased advance payments to large landlords and property owners last week while staff continue to work with them to complete the process…

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…

Changes to rental assistance program boost payments

King County’s Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP) implemented several changes to the program last week that resulted in increased payments to tenants and landlords across King County. Payments for the week ending Sept. 4, 2021 totaled $4,630,496. Since January 2021, EPRAP has paid a total of $27,230,496 in rental assistance funds to support…