Housing and Rent Assistance
This page offers information about resources to help connect individuals to rental assistance and legal support for tenants, organized into the following sections:
United Way Benefits Hub
A partnership with the United Way of King County to connect students with basic need resources including housing support such as rental assistance, move-in costs, legal support for tenants, and more. Students meet with a Benefits Hub coach through a one-on-one virtual appointment to discuss their housing needs.
- Book Your Appointment with a Benefits Hub Coach
- Email BenefitsHubNSC@seattlecolleges.edu with general questions
- See our website for more information
- Located in 2354 College Center building
NSC Housing Resource Specialist, Supporting Students Experiencing Homelessness
A WA state grant provides support for students experiencing homelessness and/ or a housing crisis. Connect with Shannon Thomas, the NSC Housing Resource Specialist, to begin a Housing Needs Assessment and discuss basic needs, locate housing support and services, and make an Individual Housing Plan.
Community Affordable Housing: Seattle has multiple non-profit community supportive affordable housing programs.
- Explore these sites and learn about eligibility and how to get on waitlists.
Public Housing Authorities List of all Public Housing Authorities in Washington. These include Subsidized Housing, Section 8 Housing Vouchers, and Low Income Housing.
- Most require a waitlist. Explore by city or county and learn how to get on their waitlist.
AptFinder.org:The properties listed include both subsidized and non-subsidized apartment rentals, designed to help low-income families, individuals, seniors, and persons with disabilities find affordable housing
- Housing search tools, simple explanations, easy to follow instructions, helpful information