Eviction Prevention

Summary of Program

Phone lines are open 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Monday to schedule appointments to determine eligibility, 360 416-7588.
Due to the high volume of expected calls and limited appointments, appointment times for the week may be filled up before the 12:30 p.m. timeframe. Each week a percentage of appointments will be available for waitlist inquires. If a household does not answer for their phone eligibility appointment, program staff will pull from the waitlist. At this point in time, appointments are being scheduled weekly.


If you wish to be added to our waitlist, please scroll down to the “Schedule an Eligibility Appointment” section and fill out the form.

How to Apply

Tenants: Can call Monday Mornings from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to schedule an appointment to determine eligibility. Due to the high volume of expected calls and limited appointments, appointment times may be filled up before the 12:30 p.m. timeframe. Tenants can also choose to be added to the Eviction Prevention  waitlist; program staff will reach out when an appointment becomes available.

Landlords: The best way to initiate the process to determine tenant eligibility is by applying online through the waitlist form. You may also call the Eviction Prevention phone line on Mondays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. however, Eviction Prevention staff will still need to reach out to tenants to schedule eligibility appointments.

Schedule an Eligibility Appointment

To apply by phone please call: (360) 416-7588. This phone line is open for scheduling on Mondays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Due to the high volume of expected calls and limited appointments, appointment times may be filled up before the 12:30 p.m. timeframe.

To get on the Eviction Prevention waitlist: If you are calling outside of these hours, please fill out the preliminary application below to be placed on our waitlist. If you are unable to access the Eviction Prevention Page, please call on the following Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to schedule an eligibility appointment.

Area Median Income Chart
La tabla de ingresos medios del área 

Household Size / Tamaño del hogar 80% AMI 50% AMI
1 $46,100 $28,850
2 $52,650 $32,950
3 $59,250 $37,050
4 $65,800 $41,150
5 $71,100 $44,450
6 $76,350 $47,750
7 $81,600 $51,050
8 $86,900 $54,350

Eligibility

Tenant Eligibility

Household Size 80% AMI 50% AMI
1 $46,100 $28,850
2 $52,650 $32,950
3 $59,250 $37,050
4 $65,800 $41,150
5 $71,100 $44,450
6 $76,350 $47,750
7 $81,600 $51,050
8 $86,900 $54,350

Tenants must meet all 3 of the following eligibility requirements:

  1. Income is at or below 80% of the Area Median Income over the past 60 days (view chart); and
  2. Experiencing a financial Hardship directly or indirectly due to the COVID-19 outbreak that threatens the household’s ability to pay the costs of the rental property when due
  3. At risk of experiencing homelessness or currently experiencing housing instability

Treasury Rent Assistance Program (T-RAP) eligibility is based on the following information:

  • Tenant Application
  • Landlord Payment Agreement Form
  • W-9 for payment
  • Tenant Income Documentation
  • Housing Status Documentation
  • Financial Hardship Documentation
  • Rental Agreement Documentation

* If applying for Utility assistance, the Eviction Prevention Program may be able to pay for electricity, gas, water & sewer, trash, and internet.

Landlord Eligibility
Landlords can initiate a request for assistance on behalf of their tenants by completing the T-RAP Payment Agreement Form. Eligibility is based on tenant eligibility. At minimum, a reasonable attempt to contact the tenant must be made by the T-RAP service provider using the information provided from the landlord.

If a tenant is not eligible or the landlord does not accept the conditions, the household will not be served.

FUNDING IS NOT AVAILABLE TO HELP EVERY TENANT IN NEED. TENANT ELIGIBILITY DOES NOT GUARANTEE ASSISTANCE WILL BE PROVIDED.

Questions / Preguntas

For questions, please call Community Action at (360) 416-7588 or email EPAssistance@communityactionskagit.org.
Para preguntas, por favor llame a Community Action a (360) 416-7588 o mándenos un correo electrónico a EPAssistance@communityactionskagit.org.