Below is a listing of housing resources for low and moderate income families and individuals in East King County and the Greater Puget Sound area. Included is a searchable apartment list website, information on rental assistance, eviction prevention, shelters for the homeless, assistance for veterans, and the office of civil rights and legal information.
- Washington Information Network 2-1-1 - online access to community resources in Washington State for all ages. You can also call 211 to speak directly with an Information & Referral Specialist.
- Apartment Finder - a directory of affordable apartments in Washington State
- HousingSearchNW.org - affordable and market rate rentals in Washington State, includes houses/townhomes/condos to rent in addition to apartments
- Landlord Liaison Project - The Landlord Liaison Project (LLP) is a partnership among landlords, property managers, participating human services agencies and homeless people with barriers to accessing permanent housing.
- Parkview Services - Affordable Housing Program provides safe, secure, well-maintained affordable rental housing for low-income people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs)
- SNAPforSeniors.com - a resource to understand the different types of senior housing
- MySeniorCare.com - a listing of senior housing facilities
- Eastside Friends of Seniors - provides volunteer-based services for seniors facing the challenges of aging
Senior resources can be located in our Senior Housing section located here: http://www.archhousing.org/current-residents/senior-housing.html
King County Housing Stability Project
One-time grants and loans for renters and homeowners in Seattle/King County at risk of eviction or foreclosure. To access this program: RENTERS should call King County 2-1-1 (also 206/461.3200, 1.800.621.4636 or 206.461.3610 for TTY/hearing assistance) for information, screening and referrals. HOMEOWNERS should call our Mortgage Counseling Client Hotline: 206.694.6766 or toll-free: 1.866.297.4300. This message-only line is open M & W, 7am - 4pm.
Catholic Community Services
This organization provides a multitude of services regardless of religious preference including: rental assistance, energy assistance, transitional housing, housing referrals (Family Housing Connection) and Housing and Essential Needs (HEN). Please call 1.800.872.3204.
Friends of Youth
Friends of Youth's Rental Assistance Program provides move-in assistance and twelve months of rental assistance. Applicants must have sufficient income to qualify for an apartment independently and participate in case management services. Head of household must be 18 to 25 years of age. If you are interested in this program, please call 211.
Bellevue LifeSpring assists Bellevue residents with eviction prevention and first month rent assitance. Please call 425.451.1175.
Hopelink offers programs to prevent eviction and to assist with the high costs of settling into a new apartment. To learn more, please contact the closest Hopelink emergency service center. Please call 425.869.6000.
Issaquah Community Services
Issaquah Community Services (ICS) provides emergency aid to residents of the Issaquah School District in the form of utility payments, rent assistance, bus tickets and other miscellaneous expenses depending on specific need and the emergency.
- Solid Ground Tenant Services - information and referrals provided on rights and responsibilities under local and state eviction statutes. Educational workshops on landlord-tenant laws and other topics related to ensuring successful tenancies are available for groups, organizations or communities. To access this program: Call the Tenant Services Hotline: 206.694.6767, open M, W & Th, 10:30am - 4:30pm.
- Tenant Union - (206) 723-0500
- Northwest Justice Project - Client intake call 211
- King County Dispute Resolution Center - (206) 443-9603
- Eastside Legal Assistance Program - (425) 747-7274
- Catholic Community Services Legal Action Center - (206) 324-6890
- Washington Web Lawyer
- Catholic Community Services - 1.800.872.3204
- Friends of Youth - 425.869.6490
- Hopelink - 425.869.6000
- LifeWire - (formerly Eastside Domestic Violence Program) - 425.746.1940
- Mamm's Hands - The House of Hope provides a safe and secure 24-hour living environment for women and children in crisis - 206.915.2073
- The Sophia Way (women only) - 425.463.6285 x102
- Congregation for the Homeless - (men only) - 425.749.8369
- YWCA Family Village in Redmond
- Crisis Clinic Emergency Services Brochure
For a complete list of Eastside organizations, you can also download the Eastside Helpful Connections handbook. The Together Center has several agencies providing a multitude of services on the Eastside.
King County Office of Civil Rights and other enforcement agencies provide assistance and current information regarding the fair housing laws. If you want to report a possible code violation in the City of Bellevue, please submit a report via the MyBellevue customer assistance portal.
For individuals and families that have limited English skills, please contact the Eastside Cultural Navigator Program.
Please always dial 211 or visit the
website for any other community services needs.
*ARCH does not endorse nor is affiliated with these agencies. This list is only provided as a reference.*