King County dedicates $41 million to COVID-19 related rental assistance and eviction prevention

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King County to provide over $41 million for eviction prevention and rental assistance that will help up to 10,000 households experiencing COVID-related economic challenges remain safe and stable in their homes.

Individuals and families throughout King County economically impacted by COVID-19 due to illness, lost wages, and unemployment may apply for assistance through the King County Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program as announced on August 20 by King County Executive Dow Constantine.

The new program dedicates $41.4 million for emergency housing aid and is expected to assist 7,700 to 10,000 households across the region, including:

  • Eviction Prevention – United Way of King County ($5M)
  • Large Residential Property Fund ($17.9M)
  • Individual Household/Small Landlord Fund ($10M)
  • Manufactured Home Park Fund ($2M)

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