Good news – the eviction ban has been extended to 10/31/21. The statewide temporary ban on evictions has been extended by one month in an effort to help Washington counties distribute COVID-19 rent relief. This will give renters more time to access rental assistance and stay in their homes. King County ability to distribute federal […]
Check out the survey results on EHSF 2022 draft state policy and budget priorities. Thanks to all who took it.
Our summers are getting hotter. The June head dome was the deadliest weather event in our state’s history. The changing climate means such heat events are increasingly likely during Washington’s summer months. In response, the state’s heating program for low-income households now includes cooling options as well as help with heating expenses. LIHEAP provides eligible […]
National Voter Registration Day is 9/28/21. Always scheduled six weeks before the November election, the day is dedicated to promoting voter registration throughout the country in a nonpartisan way. Charitable nonprofits are encouraged to sign up as a partner in the work on this important day. Eligibility is open to all organizations that are nonpartisan, […]
If you have overdue electric, gas or water bills, call your utility. Make a plan. Keep your service. The COVID-19 utility moratorium ends Sept. 30. More than half a million Washingtonians are at risk of having electricity, natural gas or water services shut off because of overdue bills. Customer assistance options will differ across […]