Rental Resources

At Washington LawHelp you will find general information, self-help packets and resources for to assist you with tenant’s rights.  Learn more>.

Video – I Got an Eviction Notice! Tenants & Landlords in Washington State

Solid Ground: Operates a statewide hotline for tenants seeking information on the Residential Landlord/Tenant Act and renters’ rights. Tenant counselors can provide legal referrals and action plans appropriate to each tenant’s needs.  The hotline number is 206-694-6767.  Learn more>

HUD -Tenant Rights, Laws, and Protections in Washington State. Learn more> 

A number of local agencies offer landlord-tenant information. Some also aid in settling disputes.

For rental assistance resources, contact the Community Information Line at: 2-1-1 (from a landline only) or 206-461-3200 or toll free 1-877-2-1-1-927. Learn more>

City of Seattle Utility Discount Program.  Learn more>

Washington WorkFirst can also provide information about programs that can assist you with housing. Learn more>

For low-income permanent housing resources refer to, or searching HUD subsidized properties. Learn more>

Emergency Cash Assistance:  If you have an emergency and need a one-time cash payment to get or keep safe housing or utilities, you may be eligible for the Additional Requirements for Emergent Needs (AREN).