Clark County has implemented and currently operates eviction prevention rent assistance programs to assist people who are low-income impacted by the pandemic. These programs have provided an unprecedented $29.5M in financial assistance to 3,787 households, paying for 31,173 months of rent and utilities since August 2020. Approximately $750,000 in financial assistance for rent and utilities is going out to about 100 additional households each week.

Referrals for 800 additional households to receive rent assistance including arrears will open on Wednesday, Nov. 3, at noon. Links and instructions to apply are below. Please note: the links will not be live until noon on Nov. 3. At this time, households may only receive assistance one time.

All applicants will receive a submission confirmation email. If an applicant has previously applied for assistance, please do not advise them to apply again as this delays the processing of applications. Housing providers are working to assist all households who are currently on the waitlist. Tenants must be deemed eligible in order for assistance to be provided.

Additional information, including the number of available waitlist spots and types will be made available via news release, website and social media posting, and through the Council For The Homeless website closer to the opening dates.

It is important that landlords and tenants understand there are additional significant COVID-19 related rental assistance resources, including arrears, for low-income households coming which will be made available to the community as capacity becomes available.

Legal resource for tenants

Tenants seeking information about their rights should contact the Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program, (360) 334-4007 or NW Justice Project’s CLEAR program at or (888) 201-1014 between 9:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Youth under 24 may contact the Legal Counsel for Youth and Children, (206) 494-0323, ext. 715.