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…

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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…

Eviction Prevention and Rental Assistance Program application deadline announced: Dec. 4, 2020

The King County Eviction Prevention and Rental Assistance Program will close all tenant and landlord interest forms to new entries on Friday, December 4, 2020 at 5 pm Pacific Standard Time. The application deadline is being put in place in order to allow time to process tenants and properties ahead of the December 30, 2020…

Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program Revises Program to Increase Support for Tenants and Landlords

King County launched its Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP) in September, offering financial help for tenants and landlords in King County impacted by the health and economic impacts of COVID-19.  Tens of thousands of local residents are dealing with illness, lost income, and unemployment – all of which leaves them in danger of…

Preventing eviction and homelessness: Rental assistance available to help individuals and families stay housed through COVID-19 crisis

Thousands of people across King County have lost jobs or seen wages sharply reduced in the devastating wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Unable to pay rent, many are now at high risk of eviction and homelessness. A new program offered by King County may be able to help. Eviction prevention and rent assistance The King…