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Rental assistance Washington County and Hillsboro Oregon.

Rental assistance programs are available for low-income families in Hillsboro and Washington County OR. Find information on charities, non-profits and government agencies that offer immediate financial help with housing needs. Locate rent assistance near you in Washington County, including funds for security deposits or moving costs.

A number of organizations offer eviction prevention services or financial resources to help with housing needs, whether back rent, a motel room, or affordable apartments. There are also free pro-bono lawyers as well as HUD housing choice vouchers that provide help to low-income tenants. A major focus of the emergency rental assistance programs is on help single moms, the elderly, or disabled people in the Hillsboro Oregon community and county.

Financial resources for rental payments are offered to low income residents as well as anyone who may be facing eviction from their home or apartment, provided they meet criteria or eligibility. Thousands of Washington County Oregon area families receive some form of rent assistance every year from the non-profit organizations as well as other agencies. In addition, many locations partner with federal government programs such as Section 8 housing, Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing.

Organizations that help with rent in Washington County OR

Community Action – This may be the leading not-for profit organization to call for rental payment help in Washington County OR region. They offer a number of services to the low income, people facing poverty, and working poor. The assistance programs try to help individuals meet short term needs, like rent and housing help, and find and access longer term solutions. Call or stop by at the Hillsboro and Washington County Oregon community action agency to learn about emergency rent assistance for low-income tenants.

The main intake number for information on all programs for renter, emergency vouchers, government grants and more. Location is 1001 SW Baseline Street, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123. Phone number is (503) 648-6646 or (503) 615-0770.

Care to Share – If you have an eviction notice, or disconnect notice for your utilities, emergency assistance may be available. In order to apply for help, some conditions that need to be met, include, but are not limited to, the applicant needs to have someone laid off or fired, death in the family, domestic violence at residence, or a medical emergency. The program serves the eastern part of Washington County.




The non-profit organization provides and coordinates short-term emergency services, including rent assistance programs, to low income and struggling residents. Address is 13565 SW Walker Rd, Beaverton, OR 97005. Dial (503) 591-9025.

Fair Housing Council of Washington County Oregon – Deals more with housing discrimination, but can be a resource for other information too, including on loans for paying bills or rent.  They also help ensure tenants have a safe apartment to live in, and the non-profits ensures repairs are made by landlords, assists with deposit disputes and other needs. Telephone 800-424-3247

Washington County Veterans Service Office, which is located at 5240 NE Elam Young Pkwy #300, Hillsboro, OR 97124 and can be reached at (503) 846-3060, supports veterans their families with back rent to stop an eviction. The government agency offers help for bills, such as electric, and may have funds to help the low income meet their housing needs.

There may also be short term grants arranged for security deposits, home repairs, and no interest loans for rental expenses. Veterans can get free government grants from HUD-VASH or the veterans administration. More on VA rent assistance programs.

  • Another program is the Supportive Services for Veteran Families, or SSVF in Washington County The non-profit Community Action runs it from 210 SE 12th Avenue, Hillsboro, OR 97123 . Veterans can call (503) 808-1256.

Washington Legal Aid Services of Oregon is based at Location 230 NE 2nd Ave., Hillsboro, Oregon 97124. Free lawyers help tenants avoid as well as stop evictions. Get help with housing discrimination, dealing with unsafe or repairs from landlords, and other needs. The Washington County non-profit can only give referrals or advice on applying for government grants to help pay rent, utilities, or other housing expenses. Call Telephone - (503) 648-7163.





St Francis Social Action – While they do not directly provide rent or utility bill assistance, they do work with qualified clients to help them find other resources. They can offer referrals to rental and utility programs. They also have a homeless shelter, free weekly dinner, a furniture bank for apartments, and more. The location is 15651 SW Oregon Street, Sherwood, Oregon 97140. Phone (503) 625-7067

Oregon Human Development Corporation Of Washington County has the Farmworker Housing Assistance Programs. Migrant and other farmworkers can apply for rental and utility assistance from the USDA benefit. There is also an emergency homeless shelter, help for tenants facing eviction, referrals to low-cost housing or apartments and more. The address is 527 SE Baseline Street, Hillsboro, OR 97123. Call (503) 640-5496.

Washington County - St. Vincent de Paul Society location is 442 SE 3rd Ave, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123. There are churches that can offer help one time per year. The Hillsboro agency can provide funds for security deposits, help for rental arrears, and other housing support. An emergency, overnight homeless shelters can also help. Call Telephone - (503) 693-7528.

Washington County Oregon Housing Services -  This government affiliated agency may be able to provide housing/rent assistance and low-cost, no wait list housing opportunities. There is support for the working poor, single parents as well as low-income families in Washington County Oregon. In addition, apply for Oregon Section 8 vouchers as well as public housing programs. Address is 61 NW Adams Ave Suite 2000, Hillsboro, OR 97124. Phone 503-846-4794.

Community Action Family Shelter as well as Housing and Homeless Services - Location is 210 SE 12th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123.  Emergency rent assistance, legal aid, job programs, and moving help may be arranged among other programs. In effect, it is an Homelessness/Eviction Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program for veterans, low-income renters and their families. Read more on eviction and rehousing in Washington County.

  • Community Action will help people find a home or apartment to live in as part of the Family Shelter program. An intake/screening process is in place. As part of this, grant money for first and lasts months rent, security deposit assistance and more is offered. There is also budgeting, financial literacy and other case management required. The address is 210 SE 12th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123. Call (503) 640-3263





The Salvation Army has a location in Hillsboro. The Tualatin Valley Service Center, in partnership with the United Way 211, helps the homeless, unemployed and others. Limited emergency financial help, including for rent, or a crisis hotel voucher and other resources are offered. The location is 1440 SE 21st Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123. Call (503) 640-4311.


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