Rental Assistance is Now Available
Qualified Snohomish County households will be able to receive up to 12 months of rent assistance, including rental arrears through the Volunteers of America Western Washington.
complete the eligibility screening by:
- Calling 2-1-1 (800-525-0127 from a mobile phone)
- Contacting a Volunteers of America Community Resource Center
- Connecting with one of VOA's community partners
- Checking with your landlord if site screening is planned for your apartment complex.
You can initiate the rental assistance process on behalf of your tenants by completing a Rental Assistance Request form from VOA.
Request the form and site screening or remote screening by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit voaww.org/fairhousing to download the form.
This program is intended to prevent evictions by paying rent and targeting limited resources to people most likely to become homeless after eviction. Minority groups who have disproportionately been impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak are highly encouraged to apply.
CARES Act Funding Made Available to Lynnwood residents struggling to pay rent or mortgage payments
The City of Lynnwood has provided $250,000 of federal CARES Act Funding to local non-profit organization, Communities of Color Coalition,
to administer Rent / Mortgage Relief Grants to Lynnwood community members who are struggling to stay on top of their monthly payments.
C3 has provided 268 households with rental assistance grants varying from $500-$1,500. Additionally, C3 is partnering with Snohomish County on an Eviction Rent Assistance program, furthering the support to our local residents
For more information on the program, visit Communities of Color Coalition website at www.c3coalition.org/rentalassistance or call the C3 hotline at 206-742-5301 Extension 803.