COVID-19 Resources for Affordable Housing Providers and Residents

Below is a compiled list of resources for Affordable Housing Providers and Renters related to COVID-19. 

If you have any medical or healthcare questions about the COVID-19 outbreak, please go to Public Health - Seattle & King County

COVID-19 Resources for Community

Resources for healthcare, immigration, food support, utility bill support, worker/artist support, small business support and home education support. 

COVID-19 Public Health Guidelines for Affordable Housing Providers

Eviction Moratorium

On March 14, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan signed an emergency order to place a temporary moratorium on residential evictions in Seattle. The order will continue for 60 days or until the civil emergency ends and also prohibits charges for late or partial rent payments.

Resources for Homeowners

If you are having trouble or may soon have trouble making your mortgage payment due to a COVID-9 related illness or economic hardship, help may be available. Contact the Washington Homeownership Resource Center (WHRC) at (877) 894-4663 or email The Office of Housing foreclosure prevention rescue fund may be accessed by contacting the WHRC

Unemployment Insurance

The Washington Employment Security Department adopted emergency rules to help workers impacted by COVID-19 related temporary lay-offs, school closures, isolation and quarantine. Resources are also available for employers.