Many of us have questions about housing and rent during a time when going to work is not always easy for most people. Eastside Legal Assistance Program recently hosted a webinar concerning tenant rights and state and federal moratoria around evictions, etc. King County Library System is including the webinar for your information.
ELAP and HJP Tenants Rights Webinar: This is a pre-recorded webinar through Zoom. It is not live and no questions are being taken at this time.
If you have other questions or are looking for more information, take a look at the groups listed below.
Eastside Legal Assistance Program (Family Law and Domestic Violence, Immigration, Debt Protection/Bankruptcy, and General Law as well)
Housing Justice Project
Materials mentioned can be found at the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project site, opens a new window. NWIRP is creating a webinar in English, opens a new window and Spanish, opens a new window regarding to health care access during this time.
- WA Emergency Housing Protections, opens a new window - Edmund mentioned this document during the presentation that lists the Housing Protections for cities throughout King County.
- Preservation Database AND/OR WA Housing Finance Commission, opens a new window - If you need to see if your housing is federally funded or a tax-credit property, go to these websites.
- WA Attorney General's Office, opens a new window - The WA Attorney General's office is officially enforcing the moratorium and tenants and advocates can fill out a form on their website (linked above), email them at firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact them via phone at (833) 660-4877 and leave a general message by selecting Option 1.
- Eastside for All, opens a new window - A non-profit that does work in East King County and has put together a list of resources for East King County.
- United Way of King County, opens a new window - They have a list of current resources in King County.
- Vine Maple Place, opens a new window - Single-parent families in South King County can call Vine Maple Place at 425-432-2119 for rent assistance, employment coaching and budgeting help.
- Financial Resources, opens a new window - From the WA Dept. of Financial Institutions, a list of financial resources for those affected by COVID-19.
- Working Washington, opens a new window - Working WA has a list of resources for Workers during this time.
Legal Organization Webinars:
There are also many different organizations doing work throughout King County with webinars on different areas of law. Here are some other resources:
- Workers' Rights During COVID-19, opens a new window - Casa Latina in conjunction with Fair Work Center has an ongoing Spanish Webinar on Wednesday Evenings that starts at 7-8pm on Facebook Live
- Unemployment Questions, opens a new window - Unemployment Law Project has webinars on its website that address questions about Unemployment.
As always, you can contact ASK KCLS, opens a new window for reference questions around this and other resources. You can also call KCLS at (425) 462-9600 or (800) 462-9600 (in Washington State) Monday - Sunday 12pm - 5pm.
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