Housing Services Programs
COVID-19 Rent Assistance Programs and Eviction Protections: In 2021, Washington County has provided tenants and landlords with the opportunity to receive assistance with past due rent through two programs: the U.S. Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance program and the state-funded Landlord Compensation Fund (LCF applications closed in June 2021). Visit our COVID-19 Updates and Programs page for detailed information on eviction protections, or view this overview document (English, Spanish) about tenant rights, rent assistance, and going to court.
Rental Assistance Programs
The Washington County Department of Housing Services (DHS) offers a wide variety of housing options to qualified applicants:
Project-Based Voucher Awards
The Department of Housing Services periodically offers property owners the opportunity to submit proposals for Project-Based Voucher (PBV) assistance.
The Department of Housing Services also owns Affordable Housing located throughout Washington County, including a rural development project in North Plains called Kaybern Terrrace.
The Department of Housing Services is the lead agency for the A Road Home: Washington County's 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness.
The Department of Housing Services does not offer emergency assistance; however, there are community resources that may be able to offer assistance.
Other Housing Information and Resources
The Department of Housing Services also provides information about other community resources for:
If you have any questions about these programs, please feel free to contact us.
Equal Housing Opportunity