Rental + Utility Assistance
Rental & Utility Assistance Application
***NOTE: Due to the high volume of requests, we have closed the application.
If you are currently in need of assistance please visit the City of Spokane Resident Assistance page here.
If you have any questions about a previously submitted application please call:
If you have received an eviction notice contact one of the legal resources below IMMEDIATELY. They may be able to help.
Eviction Mediation Programs
Northwest Justice Project
Apply for legal help through CLEAR*Online
Call 1-855-657-8387, the Eviction Defense Screening Line. Interpreters available.
Spokane Volunteer Lawyers Program - Eviction Defense Project
Spokane Bar Association VLP, Housing Justice Project
Northwest Mediation Center
Wendy Schatz, Eviction Resolution Specialist
(509) 456-0103 ext. 3
Fulcrum Institute Dispute Resolution Center
Natalie Connaughty, Eviction Resolution Specialist
Utility assistance - The city has suspended late fees and water shut off for non-payment and Avista has announced suspending utility shut-off as well. You can receive financial assistance by calling SNAP at 456-SNAP.
A guide for families who need financial assistance - Washington State Department of Financial Institutions
Employment assistance information - Washington State Employment Security Department
Housing assistance information - Spokane Housing Authority
A community resource guide - The Fig Tree
Employment information, insurance, and basic needs - Spokane Resource Center
Legal assistance for tenants - Volunteer Lawyer Program