Housing Services

T-RAP can pay up to 12 months of past-due Rental and Utility Assistance. This can include up to 3 months of Future Rent. If you are unsure if you will qualify please submit a Housing Assistance Request to speak to a Housing Team Member as we may have other programs that could assist you.

Please complete and submit all forms and documentation to housingteam@olycap.org or at our office in Port Townsend. Upon submission we will review your documents.

If you complete part of the application we will contact you for follow-up as soon as possible. If you are a landlord you do not need to submit an Online Housing Assistance Request. Please just complete as much of the T-RAP Application as possible and submit with contact information for you and your tenant. Be sure you have an email provided if possible, especially if you are submitting a Housing Assistance Request for an appointment.We are only accepting applications for ERAP from Households whose primary language is Spanish.

Clallam County Residents: We have some programs available at OlyCAP for Rental Assistance, Deposit Assistance and Mortgage Assistance. You can start the process by making a Housing Assistance Request. Please connect with Serenity House of Clallam County as well to see if your household may qualify for programs available there (like ERAP and TRAP) .

 

 Shelter and Warming Centers

Jefferson County Winter Shelter
In partnership with COAST (Community Outreach Association Shelter Team), the American Legion Post #26 and OlyCAP: Seasonal winter night shelter for single adults (over age 18) in Jefferson County runs operates daily from 4 p.m. until 8 a.m. Services include three meals daily and referral to community resources. Approximately 23 beds are available each night. US military veterans are prioritized for service.

Haines Street Cottages Shelter
Year-round emergency shelter for homeless families and individuals. Priorty given to families and individuals who are engaged in Jefferson County Therapuetic Courts.

Sequim Warming Center
A community-based project that provides space for Sequim Residents without shelter a place to sit, rest and stay warm during inclement weather.

Rental Assistance Programs

Crossroads Permanent Housing Program
Permanent supportive housing program is designed for families experiencing chronic homelessness. This is a rapid re-housing program with specialized case management and aftercare services to support long-term health of the household. (Jefferson County Only)

Access: Online Inquiry/Housing Line

Youth Solutions
Supportive Services for youth ages 12-24. This program includes outreach, non-cash benefits, case management and peer support. There are also opportunities for youth with a lived-experience of homelessness to get involved in leadership and development of Youth Programs. (Jefferson and Clallam County)

Access: Online Inquiry/Housing Line/Facebook (@YouthSolutions)

New Hope
This is a rapid-rehousing program for young people (18-24 years old) who are experiencing homelessness. It includes relationship-based support and case management. Housing First solutions and Youth Choice approach. (Jefferson County Prioritized)

Access: Online Inquiry/Housing Line/Facebook (@YouthSolutions)

SSVF (Supportive Services for Veteran Families)
In partnership with five other counties. This grant targets veterans and their family with the “housing first” model. The goal with this grant is to help locate housing with the tenant using outside landlords to gain housing and to also help the families retain and keep their housing through short term case management. (Jefferson and Clallam County)

Access: Online Inquiry/Housing Line

HEN (Housing and Essential Needs)
This program is aimed at assisting people who are unable to work for physical or behavioral reasons and who may be in the process of applying for Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income. People experiencing homelessness are prioritized for rental assistance. A HEN letter from the state Department of Social and Health Services is required. Services include essential needs such as shampoo, conditioner, toilet paper, laudry soap, etc. DSHS determines elgibility. Some income requirements. (Jefferson County Only)

Access: Housing Line/Online Inquiry – DSHS Referral Letter Required

CHG (Consolidated Homeless Grant)
This is a rapid rehousing program. People experiencing homelessness may access this funding source to help pay for security deposit, first and last month’s rent once housing is found. The grant helps those experiencing homelessless, including those living in cars, tents and shelters as well as households fleeing domestic violence.(Jefferson County Only)

Access: Housing Line/Online Inquiry

HF (Home Fund Housing Assistance)
Offers limited funding for households who are At Risk of losing their housing due to Pay or Vacate or Eviction Notice from their landlord. This fund can also assist households with limited move-in costs if they do not qualify under other housing grant guidelines. (Jefferson and Clallam County)

Access: Housing Line/Online Inquiry

HARPS (Housing and Recovery through Peer Services)
For those with behavioral and substance use disorders, this grant provides short-term rental assistance. A HARPS letter from a Behavioral Health Organization or Chemical Dependence Provider is required. Income must not exceed 220% of federal poverty guidelines. (Jefferson County Only)

Access: Housing Line/Online Inquiry – HARPS letter Required

For Clallam County Residents who are interested in programs that are only available in Jefferson County, please be sure to check with Serenity House of Clallam County

 

Properties

Northwest Passage Permanent Supportive Housing
Up to six, 1-bedroom apartments for single low-income adults or who are otherwise disabled/mentally ill, and 12 permanent supportive housing apartments for low income families with supportive services included. (Jefferson County)

South Seven Senior Village
Permanent, low-income apartments for people over the age of 62; these fifteen units are located in Port Hadlock. Property management and supportive services are provided by OlyCAP. (Jefferson County)

 

(Espanol) ERAP Payment Agreement Form – Spanish

(Espanol) ERAP Household Information & Eligibility Form V.1 – Spanish

T-RAP Household Information & Eligibility Form T-RAP Payment Agreement Form

T-RAP Payment Agreement Form

T-RAP Self-Declaration

IRS W9

Forms should be sent to housingteam@olycap.org  with a completed W9. You can also submit documents via mail or at our Drop-Box in front of the OlyCAP Port Townsend Office.

Jefferson County Area Median Income AMI

Jefferson County Fair Market Rate FMR

Please take time to read the Eviction Moratorium WA State if you have questions. We know that this is a stressful time for Tenants and Landlords. We appreciate your patience and will be updating this site regularly as we learn more about criteria and launch dates.