CARES Act and State Rent Assistance

The Eviction Rent Assistance Program (ERAP) and Treasury Rent Assistance Program (T-RAP) are the federal and Washington state governments’ response to the emerging need for rental assistance due to the pandemic.

Click here for ERAP Guidelines, Forms and Q&A


Click here for T-RAP Guidelines, Forms and Q&A




Feb. 11 PowerPoint (PDF)
Feb. 18 PowerPoint (PDF)
Feb. 25 PowerPoint (PDF)
March 4 PowerPoint (PDF)
March 18 PowerPoint (PDF)
March 25 PowerPoint (PDF)
April 15 PowerPoint (PDF)

May 6 PowerPoint (PDF)
May 6 Webinar link
Webinar password: 

As of October 27, 2020, Cole and Associates' training accreditations have been suspended. Training certificates issued by Cole and Associates for either abatement or Renovation, Repair and Painting can not be honored by Commerce until further notice. Please contact Cynthia Sanderson at 360-725-2941 or for questions regarding this matter.

Needing Rent Assistance?

Grant Manager Contacts