We help renters facing eviction and offer resources for those needing temporary, transitional or permanent affordable housing.
ALERT: This year we have fewer funds for rental assistance than usual and we know it is not enough to meet the need. To be fair, our Temporary Shelter Assistance Program will be based on a drawing and will be distributed in June 2023. Call us at 206-812-4950 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
Are you facing eviction?
Byrd Barr Place offers financial support for apartment and home renters in the Seattle area who have an active eviction notice to cover past-due rent.
This year we have fewer funds for rental assistance than usual, and we know it is not enough to meet the need. To be fair, our Temporary Shelter Assistance Program will be based on a drawing and will be distributed in June 2023. Households must first apply and be processed for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) this program year, which starts Oct. 1, 2022. Payment is made directly to your landlord.
To apply online, clients can indicate at the end of their LIHEAP application that they are interested in rental assistance. If a client would like a paper rental assistance application, please email email@example.com and a copy will be mailed, or drop by our offices at 722 18th Ave, Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m for help with forms.
Need help finding housing?
If you are facing challenges in securing housing because of credit scores, past problems with paying rent or former convictions, please complete our Community Connector intake form and a Byrd Barr Place staff member will be in contact. Or, use our housing resources list for assistance in finding housing specific to your needs.
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