This fund is an opportunity for rental assistance for those individuals and households most severely impacted by the pandemic that has resulted in an inability to pay rent. There are some specific qualifications that your household must meet to be eligible to receive funds. The Lottery opens on 9/14. Follow the link below to see if you meet those requirements, and to complete the form.
The state of Washington has allocated $100 million of CARES Act General Relief Funds to rental assistance and the Department of Commerce has set forth guidelines to make this rental assistance available and accessible to tenants and landlords across the state.
A great tool to see what resources are available to Washington renters along with lists of county specific resources.
Financial Resources for Washington Residents Impacted by COVID-19
Mayor Durkan signed an Emergency Order establishing a temporary moratorium on residential evictions on March 16, 2020.
More info on the temporary closure of all state-managed parks, wildlife areas, and water access areas for at least two weeks starting Wednesday, March 25.