Rental assistance in Snohomish County and Everett.

Everett and Snohomish programs and non-profits can provide rental assistance to low income residents and others. A number of services, options, and resource are available throughout the region. The various programs and agencies that administer them offer rent help and other housing aid.

In addition to receiving emergency upcoming rent help, many of the services and resources can provides funds to pay security deposits, first month’s rent, and arrearages. The goal of most of the non-profit organizations and government programs is to help people who are faced with an eviction in the Everett and Snohomish County Washington area. Some of the programs can include the Washington state section 8 housing voucher program, Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing, and other cash assistance and grants to pay rent. Most of these are only available to those that qualify and are in a crisis situation.

Everett Housing Authority, located at 3107 Colby Ave in Everett, WA 98206, phone number 425-258-9222. Offers rental subsidies for hundreds of families, and manages housing for the low income and working poor. Section 8 is available when the waiting list is not in place.

Salvation Army Everett Corps – A wide range of programs, both monetary and non-financial, are offered to help people during difficult periods. Services provided by the Salvation Army to qualified applicants include rent assistance, motel and hotel vouchers, case management, shelter and help for other expenses and bills too. 2525 Rucker, Everett, Washington 98201, call 425 259-8129

Church Resources, in City of Marysville, works with faith based organizations and other churches. The center will also have lists of centers that can help with a crisis, with priority given to renters faced with an eviction. 1635 Grove, Marysville, WA, 98270, phone number (360) 363 – 8300.

Volunteers Of America Western Washington – If you have a 3 day pay notice to be evicted, then emergency rental assistance may be offered. The program may run out of funds on occasion. They also have information on shelters and transitional housing units. For information on Volunteers of America Rent Assistance Program, stop by 1230 Broadway Ave, Everett, Washington, 98201 or call (425) 212-3233.




Snohomish County Legal Services provides low income and working poor with eviction assistance. For those that meet income levels, lawyers offer free legal aid and representation. Phone number is (888) 201-1014.

Family Center Of South Snohomish County - They will only provide help as part of the Kinship Program. So if a relative is raising another family member, then financial aid or no interest loans may be offered for rent, energy bills, or housing costs. (425) 670-8984

Housing Hope of Everett may from time to time have grants for move in costs, rent, or security deposits. Call (425) 347 - 6556.

Holy Cross Catholic Church – A very limited amount of financial support can be provided to Granite Falls and Lake Stevens Washington residents for expenses such as rent. It is an Emergency Needs Program. Address of church is 6915 SR 92, Granite Falls, WA, 98252 phone number – (360) 691-2273

Pathways For Women – YWCA – From time to time may have limited funds to offer rental assistance when funding is available to prevent families from becoming homeless. 6027 208th St SW, Lynnwood, WA, 98036, call (425) 774-9843

Saint Vincent De Paul - Snohomish County Council – Can help meet critical needs. Offers furniture (including delivery), assistance for paying rent or utilities, or even medications. In some cases these charity will issue a loan as a form of rental help. Address is 6424 Broadway Ave, Everett, Washington, 98213. Dial 425-355-3505

Sound Families Project runs a rental and voucher program. Working with YWCA of Snohomish County, Catholic Community Services ((888) 240-8572), Housing Hope ((425) 347-6556), and Volunteers of America, there may be low income housing and subsidies for paying rent offered. Other resources include programs for security deposits, self-sufficiency and guidance.

Snohomish County Human Services Department and the HEN program (dial (425) 388 - 3360) provides a variety of homeless prevention solutions. There may be funds for security or utility deposits as well as money for a portion of back rent. All of the eviction prevention is combined with counseling, access to free legal support and help in applying for government grants.





Housing Authority of Snohomish County provides permanent supportive housing as part of Shelter Plus Care Program (for the disabled). They also have information on shelters and subsidized rent assistance programs in Everett and the county. 12625 4th Ave W # 200, Everett, WA 98204, (425) 290-8499.

Stanwood Camano Community Resource Center runs a service known as Basic Subsistence - Emergency Financial Aid. The agency can offer limited financial assistance for essential services or basic needs, such as rent and housing, for persons residing within the boundaries of the Stanwood-Camano School District. Location is 9620 271st St NW, Stanwood, WA, 98292. Phone (360) 629-5257

Snohomish County HUD grants for homeless prevention are distributed to local non-profits. The money is provided for rent, utilities, and security deposits. HPRP also provide emergency money for rehousing into low income apartments, and there may be rental deposits or free motel vouchers provided. More on Snohomish County eviction and rehousing help.

Tulalip Tribes of Washington – Provides federal government FEMA funds and cash aid. Can provide rent assistance to tribal members, with focus on Tulalip Tribes Members. 6406 Marine Dr, Tulalip, WA, 98271. Call the non-profit at (360) 651-4580.

Additional Snohomish County rental assistance programs

  • DSHS Rental Assistance 1-800-737-0617
  • Sharing Securities 425-605-4257
  • Snohomish County Dept. of Finance 425-388-7289 (call)
  • Snohomish County Rent Assistance 425-388-7261

Community Information Line (Provided by Volunteers of America), 2802 Broadway, Everett, Washington 98206 dial 425-258-4227

DSHS Alderwood Community Service Office – Can offer low income, public assistance, and cash aid. 20311 52nd Avenue W, Lynnwood, Washington 98046, (Serving Zip Codes: 98012, 98020, 98026, 98036, 98037, 98043, 98275). Dial (425) 673-3000




DSHS Smokey Point Community Service Office, 3704 172nd Street NE, Suite P, Arlington, Washington 98223, phone (360) 794-1350. Can provide public government assistance and housing programs.

DSHS Everett Community Service Office – Offers financial assistance, including rent and housing support. Includes TANF/WorkFirst, Diversion Cash Assistance and other low income housing aid. 840 N. Broadway, Suite 200, Everett, WA 98201 425-259-3191

DSHS Skykomish Valley Community Service Office, 19705 State Route 2, Monroe, WA 98272. Phone (360) 794-1350 may offer emergency rent and housing assistance. The government affiliated agency will also have referrals and information on low income government housing.






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