COVID-19 Emergency Assistance

Emergency Assistance for Households impacted by COVID-19. Are you experiencing a financial hardship due to COVID-19 and unable to pay rent or mortgage and utilities?

COVID-19 Emergency Assistance:

HOME Emergency Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) Program

Provides Emergency, Short-Term, Tenant Based Rental Assistance to qualified low-income families and individuals living within the City limits of Kennewick, Pasco or Richland who are experiencing a financial hardship due to COVID-19.

Assistance may include past-due and/or upcoming rent and utilities until December 31, 2020 or until funds are exhausted, whichever occurs first. Assistance will be paid directly to a provider on behalf of a qualified tenant. 

Applications may be submitted by visiting

COVID-19 Richland Emergency Financial Assistance Program

Provides emergency assistance to eligible low-income families and individuals who have encountered a short-term financial impact that has jeopardized their housing as a result of COVID-19. This program may provide assistance with past due mortgage, rent and/or utilities and is limited to residents of the City of Richland only. 

Applications may be submitted by visiting