How do I know if my income qualifies for assistance?

Rental Assistance

Households must be at or below 80% of Area Median Income based on their current annual income. 


Household Income Limits – 80% Area Median Income

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Income Limit (Maximum)
$48,450
$55,400
$62,300
$69,200
$74,750
$80,300
$85,850
$91,350



Mortgage Assistance

Households must be at or below 100% of Area Median Income based on their current annual income. This excludes the $600.00 provided via the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program.


Household Income Limits – 100% Area Median Income

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Income Limit (Maximum)
$60,600
$69,200
$77,900
$86,500
$93,500
$100,400
$107,300
$114,200

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1. How do I apply?
2. What is the application process?
3. How long will it take?
4. When/how will I be notified when I am approved?
5. Who do I contact if I need assistance with the application?
6. Who do I contact if I’m experiencing technical difficulties?
7. What documents can I use as evidence of income?
8. How do I know if my income qualifies for assistance?
9. Does this replace the old Rental Assistance program managed by Share and Care House?
10. If I received previous emergency COVID-19 rental assistance from Share and Care House am I eligible to apply for this rental assistance?
11. Does this serve people in Tacoma?