Rental & Utilities

The Kent Community Foundation does not provide direct service.

IF you need rental assistance – start by first registering with King County Rental Asssistance: https://rent-help.kingcounty.gov/tenant/

  • If you have already Pre-registered with the King County Rental Assistance you are able to check your status at this site and see if you have been selected.
  • If you have not yet registered this is your first step to find assistance.

It is recommended to also register with 2-1-1

Multi-Service Center (MSC): https://mschelps.org/gethelp/rentalemergencyassistance/

Can my landlord evict me? https://www.washingtonlawhelp.org/resource/can-my-landlord-evict-me-now

Legal services

WA Law Help  https://www.washingtonlawhelp.org/resource/coronavirus-you-cannot-be-evicted-if-you-cannot-pay-the-rent

Housing Justice Project https://www.kcba.org/For-the-Public/Free-Legal-Assistance/Housing-Justice-Project

Northwest Immigrants Right Project https://www.nwirp.org/

Eastside Legal Assistance Program (ELAP) https://www.elap.org/services/

Neighborhood Legal Clinic (free legal service 206-267-7070) https://www.kcba.org/For-the-Public/Free-Legal-Assistance/Neighborhood-Legal-Clinics

Financial Resources for Washington Residents including rental and mortgage: https://dfi.wa.gov/coronavirus/financial-resources