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- Cancel Rent Campaign: The eviction moratorium and rental assistance are not enough to solve the housing crisis that has been exacerbated by the pandemic. Join our statewide campaign to cancel rent and mortgages as we fight to ensure all our neighbors are able to stay sheltered and emerge from the pandemic without insurmountable debt. Sign our petition, share your story, and join us at our next virtual info session for tenants on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 6pm to learn more!
- King County Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program: To apply for rental assistance in King County, submit a tenant interest form. Tenants will be chosen by lottery on a weekly basis. The lottery will launch on September 14, 2020. Eligibility: (1) Income is at or below 50% of the Area Median Income over the past 60 days; and (2) At least one month of rent is not paid or partially unpaid since March 1, 2020. Forms available in English, Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Chinese Simplified, Farsi, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Oromo, Punjabi, Russian, Samoan, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tigrinya, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.
- Eviction Defense Project: If you are facing eviction, you can apply for the SCBA Volunteer Lawyer Program’s Eviction Defence Project. Phone: 509-477-2674. Online: www.SpokaneVLP.org. In person: Spokane County Bar Association, 1116 W Broadway, 4th Floor Annex. Informational flyer.
- Spokane COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program: Apply for assistance with rental payments due to financial hardships related to COVID-19, through a partnership with the City of Spokane and the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Applications available in: English • Español • Русский • Tiếng Việt • 中文 • عربى • Marshallese. Call 509-867-8188 and refer to the COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program for additional information.