Rental Assistance Program

The Treasury Rent Assistance Program (TRAP & TERA) Grants are part of Washington State’s response to the COVID19 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 COVID19 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 :
*Rental agreement
*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:

We are only assisting Snohomish County, WA residents with this program.