Lakewood COVID19 Rental Assistance

Posted By: Brett Waller Advocacy News, COVID-19 Resource Center,

Rental assistance available through LASA

Living Access Support Alliance (LASA) is now accepting applications for the Lakewood COVID-19 Rent Assistance program.

LASA, a community-supported nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing temporary and recurrent homelessness, was awarded $407,640 from the Lakewood City Council as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds it received from the state of Washington.  It is anticipated these funds will help assist 175 Lakewood households.

Applicants for this program need to meet the following minimum requirements to be eligible for receiving one-time rental assistance for up to $1500 paid directly to the landlord:

  • Household must live in Lakewood as a renter, with their name on the lease or rental agreement;
  • Household’s income has been impacted by COVID-19 on March 12th or later; and
  • Household’s total combined income is currently $60,000 per year ($1,200/week or $5,000/month) or less.

If you need technical assistance, translation assistance or special accommodations, call LASA’s Homeless Prevention line at (253) 582-5320 Monday thru Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Click here to apply to the Lakewood COVID-19 Rent Assistance Program.