Housing Assistance and Programs

Rental Assistance

The purpose of the Rental Assistance program is to prevent eviction for Pierce County residents (including those living in the City of Tacoma) impacted by COVID-19 who are behind on rent. Applicants must qualify as low-income at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI), but priority will be given to those under 50% AMI. Landlords and tenants can apply online. Click here to apply.

Mortgage Assistance

The program provides foreclosure prevention counseling and up to 4 months of mortgage assistance ($6,000 cap) paid directly to the loan servicer, bank or mortgage company of households who live in the city limits of Tacoma, have experienced loss of employment or reduction in wages due to COVID-19, and have an income at or below 80 percent Area Median Income for Pierce County. Homeowners outside the City of Tacoma in need of support should contact the Washington State Foreclosure Prevention hotline at 1-877-894-4663.
Mortgage Assistance Applications

About Our Housing Assistance and Programs

 Human Services offers a variety of services and programs to assist residents with their housing needs. They include a variety of loan and grant programs to assist homebuyers, homeowners, and affordable housing developers. Helpful resources include: Homebuyer EducationMortgage Fraud and Foreclosure Help and Fair Housing Complaints.

Community Development Corporation Board

   The Pierce County Community Development Corporation (CDC) Board is a decision-making board that approves businesses and housing loan, policies and procedures and other financial transactions related to the CDC.

Learn more about our advisory boards.
Additional Housing Resources

Homebuyer Assistance Loans

homebuyer assistance loans

Affordable Housing Financing

affordable housing loans

Major Home Rehabilitation Loans

home rehabilitation loans

Energy Assistance

home energy assistance

Home Weatherization

home weatherization

Minor Home Repair

minor home repair