Eviction Srv

King County Department of Permitting and Environmental Review
  • Who's Eligible
    Residents of unincorporated King County.
  • How to Apply
    Call, write, or use the online complaint form to register a complaint.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Legal Counsel for Youth and Children
  • Who's Eligible
    Youth ages 12-24 who are, or are at risk of homelessness.
  • How to Apply
    Visit in person during intake hours. Youth may also self-refer or an adult may refer the youth by completing the online referral form. Referral forms may be completed in Spanish. Visiting in person or filling out the form is the quickest way to receive service. Prospective clients may call and leave a voicemail. Once intake is complete, makes arrangements where to meet with the youth.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Center for Children & Youth Justice
  • 2709 3rd Ave, Seattle, WA, 98121
  • 2066967503
  • Provides information, advice, referrals and possibly representation for issues concerning housing, public benefits, employment, family law, debt/credit, identity theft, driver's license restoration and records sealing for youth ages 17-25.
  • Who's Eligible
    Youth and young adults, ages 17-25, who are seeking assistance with civil legal issues. Those with a foster, group or kinship care background may be represented by an attorney; others are referred to appropriate alternate resources. No geographic restrictions. However services in person only.
  • How to Apply
    Visit in person during clinic hours. No appointments are scheduled.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
King County Bar Association Neighborhood Legal Clinics
  • Who's Eligible
    No income restrictions. Serves King County residents or those who have a case filed in King County. Can potentially serve out-of-state clients by phone when the client has no alternative.
  • How to Apply
    Clients must call for an appointment. Telephone consultations may be available for clients with disabilities. Bring any pertinent documents to the appointment. Have in mind several questions to ask the attorney. Serves King County residents or those who have a case filed in King County. Can potentially serve out-of-state clients by phone when the client has no alternative. Online form for clients who cannot call during the above hours: goo.gl/forms/v5CFvdlpJSSgpf4x2
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Center for Children & Youth Justice
  • 2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA, 98144
  • 2066967503
  • Provides information, advice, referrals and possibly representation for issues concerning housing, public benefits, employment, family law, debt/credit, identity theft, driver's license restoration and records sealing for youth ages 17-25.
  • Who's Eligible
    Youth and young adults, ages 17-25, who are seeking assistance with civil legal issues. Those with a foster, group or kinship care background may be represented by an attorney; others are referred to appropriate alternate resources. No geographic restrictions. However services in person only.
  • How to Apply
    Visit in person during clinic hours. No appointments are scheduled.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections
  • 700 5th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98104
  • 2066150808
  • Responds to complaints of sub-standard housing, dangerous/vacant buildings, zoning violations on private property, landlord/property manager actions and vegetation overgrowth.
  • Who's Eligible
    Residents of the city of Seattle.
  • How to Apply
    File a report about a potential code violation via telephone, Internet, mail or by visiting the office. Provide the exact address of the property where you believe a violation exists or the address of an adjacent property. Call the SDCI Violation Complaint Line later to ask the name and telephone number of the inspector assigned to investigate your report or check the complaint status online. Inspectors are usually assigned to a complaint within 7-10 days of the initial call. For information on violations, visit website.
  • Fee
    No fees for complaint procedures.
  • Area Served
    King
King County Bar Association – Housing Justice Project
  • 516 3rd Ave, Seattle, WA, 98104
  • 2062677090
  • Provides free legal counseling and information for tenants in the process of being evicted or who have questions regarding housing rights. No legal representation. Services are provided on a drop-in basis. No appointment necessary.
  • Who's Eligible
    Serves low-income King County residential tenants involved in an eviction case or with questions regarding housing rights. Primarily serves those who cannot come to the morning legal clinic and/or who do not need negotiation or representation. Prioritizes those who have an eviction issue or upcoming hearing. Does not serve landlords.
  • How to Apply
    Visit in person; tenants are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Tenants should bring all relevant documents, which may include: - Lease or rental agreements - Eviction notices - Court documents - Foreclosure notice - Deposit and rent receipts - Cancelled checks or money order receipts - Utility bills - Repair estimates - Letters to and from the landlord or the landlord's attorney - Summons and complaint and copy of answer - Photos and witnesses
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Tenants Union of Washington State
  • Who's Eligible
    Tenants in Washington state.
  • How to Apply
    Call during hotline hours. Clients should have all documentation they have about their rental, including lease, eviction notice, move-in check list and all correspondence between landlord and tenant when calling.
  • Fee
    Free. Membership and donations are encouraged. Membership: Sliding scale fee is $1 per thousand of annual income.
  • Area Served
    All of Washington
Solid Ground – Stabilization Service Programs
  • Who's Eligible
    Washington state tenants only.
  • How to Apply
    Call for information. Most assistance is provided over the phone. Messages can be left during hotline hours and calls will be returned as soon as possible. Verify message hours on hotline as they are fluctuating due to staffing. When hotline is not open, people cannot leave a message.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    All of Washington
King County Bar Association – Housing Justice Project
  • Who's Eligible
    Low-income King County residential tenants involved in an eviction case or tenants who have received an eviction notice. Assists those at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. Does not serve landlords. Cannot assist if tenant is no longer living in the unit. May be able to help if writ has been served, but the sheriff has not yet removed the tenant from the property. Can assist regardless of method of contact used by landlord to issue notice of an eviction, e.g. text message or verbal notification. Can also potentially assist even if there is not a rental contract or lease.
  • How to Apply
    Visit in person for services; no appointments are available in advance. Arrive as early as possible; 8am arrival is ideal. Those with hearings are helped first. All others are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. If a resident is responding to a court action that has been filed against them, they should review the pleadings to determine whether the action was filed in the Seattle Courthouse or the Kent Courthouse. - Seattle Courthouse serves residents in King County north of I-90 or within the city limits of Seattle, Mercer Island, Bellevue, Issaquah, North Bend or on Vashon or Maury Islands. - Kent Courthouse serves residents in King County south of I-90 who do not live in any of the cities or on the islands listed above. Failure to attend the correct HJP clinic on the day of hearing could result in the person being in default and automatically losing the hearing. Tenants should bring all relevant documents, which may include: - Lease or rental agreements - Eviction notices - Court documents - Foreclosure notice - Deposit and rent receipts - Cancelled checks or money order receipts - Utility bills - Repair estimates - Letters to and from the landlord or the landlord's attorney - Summons and complaint and copy of answer - Photos and witnesses
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Northwest Justice Project
  • Who's Eligible
    No restrictions.
  • How to Apply
    Visit website.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    All of Washington
Washington State Attorney General’s Office – Consumer Protection Division
  • 800 5th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98104
  • 8669246458
  • Provides an equitable and low-cost option for manufactured home owners and landlords to resolve disputes concerning alleged violations of the Manufactured/Mobile Home Landlord Tenant Act.
  • Who's Eligible
    Washington state residents who own a manufactured home or mobile home and rent a lot for that home in a community. Under the law, a "manufactured/mobile home community" by definition includes rental spaces for two or more homes.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    All of Washington