COVID Rent Help

COVID-19 Rent Help

Late on rent from March-November 2020? We may be able to pay up to 3 months of late rent. Apply before December 10th, 2020. 

Due to the pandemic, some families are behind on their rent. If you are behind on your portion of the rent, Tacoma Housing Authority may be able to pay up to 3 months of your late rent with funding from Pierce County.

To receive help, your family’s income must be below 80% of the Area Median Income. Compare your household income with the table below to see if you qualify:

Household Size 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
80% AMI $48,450 $55,400 $62,300 $69,200 $74,750 $80,300 $85,850 $91,350 $96,900 $102,450 $108,000
 

 

Live at a Tacoma Housing Authority Property? 

If you live at a Tacoma Housing Authority property and were late on rent from March-Nov. 2020, please fill out the form below. 

What Happens After I Apply?

  • If eligible, we will pay up to 3 months of your unpaid rent that happened between March-November 2020.
  • We will post the late rent payment by December 31st and it will show on your January rent statement.
  • Please pay your rent if you can, this assistance will not apply to any future unpaid rent.

 

Use a Tacoma Housing Authority Voucher?

If you use a Tacoma Housing Authority voucher to help pay rent and were late on rent from March-Nov.2020, please fill out the form below. 

Your family or your landlord can apply. If you apply, we will verify your application with your landlord. If your landlord applies, we will verify information with your household.

What Happens After I Apply?

  • Let your landlord know that you applied.
  • If eligible, we will pay up to 3 months of your unpaid rent that happened between
    March-November 2020.
  • We will post the late rent payment by December 31st.
  • Please pay your rent if you can, this assistance will not apply to future unpaid rent.

 

Landlord of a Tacoma Housing Authority Client? 

If one of your tenants was late on rent from March-Nov. 2020, and is a client of Tacoma Housing Authority, we may be able to help pay up to 3 months of late rent. Apply below. 

You or your tenant can apply. If you apply, we will verify your application with your tenant.
If your tenant applies, we will verify information with you.

What Happens After I Apply?

  • Let your tenant know that you applied.
  • If eligible, we will pay up to 3 months of your unpaid rent that happened between
    March-November 2020.
  • The late rent payment will be posted by December 31st.

 

Learn more on our Frequent Questions page >

 

Contacts:

Applying online is fastest and easiest. If you need help:

Email: PCcovid20@tacomahousing.org

Call:

  • Living at one of our properties? (253) 441-0720
  • Using a Voucher? (253) 999-1073
  • Landlords can contact: (253) 281-7674

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