Housing Justice Project
The Housing Justice Project is an exception where it is not strongly encouraged to first contact CLEAR. The Housing Justice Project provides the following services:
- Advises tenants facing eviction or other serious rental housing issues;
- Help answering eviction paperwork;
- Negotiations with landlords for tenants facing eviction;
- Representation of tenants at eviction (show cause) hearings; and
- Provide resource information.
Who we serve: Low-income tenants residing in Skagit County. Residential tenants only—no business tenants or homeowners.
Where: Virtually every Friday morning during the Skagit County Superior Court’s civil motion calendar. Information about how to access these hearings is located on the Skagit County Superior Court’s website.
When: Friday morning at 9:30 am during the Skagit Court Superior Court’s virtual civil motion calendar. If the hearing is conducted by telephone or video conference, you may be able to request a continuance in order to speak with a volunteer attorney.
How to Contact Us Before Your Hearing: Email HJP@communityactionskagit.org or call (360) 588-5316. Please leave a message with your name, phone number, and email. Please have as much of your paperwork available as possible! This includes your lease agreement, rent receipts, any paperwork from the landlord or landlord’s attorney, letters or emails to or from the landlord or to landlord’s attorney, and photos if applicable.