Housing, Homelessness and Community Development Division
Department of Community and Human Services
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Coordinated Entry for All (CEA) ensures that all households experiencing homelessness have equitable access to housing resource connections to resolve their housing crisis. Learn more about CEA.
Regional Access Points (RAPs) are an entry point to CEA. These entry points are resource centers where households experiencing homelessness can get help finding housing and other resources. Individuals and families may call ahead to schedule an appointment. View Regional Access Points.
The Homeless Housing Program (HHP) facilitates human services to support housing stability and individual safety. HHP administers and oversees funding for housing stability and services programs in four broad categories:
- Emergency and Short-term Housing: Emergency shelter, transitional housing, rapid rehousing
- Homeless Prevention: Preventing households from losing their housing as a strategy to address homelessness
- Permanent Housing: Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) and Permanent Housing with Supportive Services
- Special Projects: The Human Services Bus Ticket Program provides subsidized bus tickets to eligible human service agencies serving persons who are homeless and/or low income.
Learn more about the Homeless Housing Program
Learn more about Funding and Requests for Proposals
- Prior RFPs, RFIs, and RFQs
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The King County Housing Finance Program (HFP) administers funds for the development and preservation of affordable housing throughout King County.
Partnerships are encouraged among local governments, public housing authorities, nonprofit housing developers, for-profit developers, and service providers in order to produce the greatest number of units for the most reasonable public investment, and to provide appropriate supportive services to residents with special needs.
Learn more about Housing Finance
We provide funding for housing repair services to low-income homeowners and special needs renters in most parts of King County, located in Washington State.
Our funding provides for repairs such as replacing your roof, installing a new septic system, repairs addressing emergency conditions, health and safety repairs or major building preservation issues within the single family owner occupied home.
For renters with a disability, we provide funding to make your unit more accessible.
Learn more about Housing Repair
Starting in March 2020, households across our region and across the country will have the opportunity to participate in the 2020 Census. Your participation matters. Learn how you can promote a fair and accurate census at kingcounty.gov/census.
The Washington State Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public about what is happening in Washington state, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms. Call 1-800-525-0127 and press # for more information.
The Community Communication Network (CCN) is a partnership between Public Health – Seattle & King County (Public Health), Community and Faith based Organizations, and Community Leaders to ensure essential, and potentially, lifesaving information reaches all populations in King County.