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Bremerton COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program

COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program

Bremerton Housing Authority and the City of Bremerton have initiated a temporary change to the current Rental Assistance Program funded by BHA and the City.  Effective March 25, 2020, the income limits will broaden, serving those whose income falls between 30% and 80% of medium income. To be eligible for this program you must show proof of loss or reduction of income.

Available assistance:

  • Short-term funds to assist with payment of rent; BHA will pay 70% for the contract rent
    • Rental assistance will not exceed 3 months.
  • Eviction prevention; BHA will pay a total of 3 months rent.
    • Must have a pay or vacate notice.

Participants must live within the municipal boundaries of Bremerton and have a combined household income between 30 and 80 percent of the area median income.

There are no exceptions to these requirements. Must be 18 years of age or older.

Income limits vary by household size:

Number of Person(s)

Combined annual income must   

 fall between the ranges listed below

1

$17,970

$47,920

2

$20,520

$54,720

3

$23,100

$61,600

4

$25,650

$68,400

5

$27,720

$73,920

6

$29,760

$79,360

7

$31,830

$84,880

8

$33,870

$90,320

This program is administered by Bremerton Housing Authority. To inquire about eligibility, contact Sarah Van Cleve at (360) 616-7140 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please submit an application along with the required documents to:

Bremerton Housing Authority

ATTN: Sarah Van Cleve

600 Park Avenue

Bremerton, WA 98337

Application & documents accepted: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (locked drop box)

Once your application and documents have been reviewed, you will be notified by mail to discuss your next steps.

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Bremerton Housing Authority
600 Park Avenue
Bremerton, WA  98337

Lobby Hours:
Until further notice no public access due to COVID-19 restrictions.

 

Main Number: 360-479-3694
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