Rental Assistance Program
The Treasury Rent Assistance Program (TRAP & TERA) Grants are part of Washington State’s response to the COVID–19 pandemic. Funds are intended to prevent evictions that would contribute to the spread of the virus by paying past due, current due, future rent,and utilities, targeting limited resources to those who have experienced financial hardship due to the COVID–19 outbreak and are a trisk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability
Households must meet three initial screening criteria:
*Current Income (annual 2020, or monthly at the time of application) at or below 80% of Area Median Income.
*Financial hardship directly or indirectly due to COVID-19 caused inability to pay rent
*At risk of experiencing homelessness or currently experiencing housing instability
The following households must be prioritized:
*Income at or below 50% Area Median Income
*Households with at least one person currently unemployed and have been unemployed for 90 days before application date.
United States Citizenship is not an eligibility requirement for this program
Households applying for rental assistance advised to collect the following documents :
*Verification of rent due
*2020 Tax Form to verify annual income eligibility
*Other income proof if not filing taxes
If you are unable to complete this form and require additional assistance, please reach out to the Helping Hands Project Organization team via email or phone to schedule a phone call for accommodation:
Phone: (425) 760-8306 Email: email@example.com