Rental Assistance for City of Bremerton Residents
Bremerton Housing Authority and the City of Bremerton have two (2) rental assistance programs.
You must be one (1) month behind on your rent except in the case of applying for help with a security deposit.
One program is designed to help individuals and families that need help with eviction prevention, rapid rehousing (you are homeless and moving into an apartment/house/home or need to move for a particular reason, for example domestic violence) and security deposits (when moving into a new apartment or home). You must be living in or be moving into the city limits of Bremerton proper. You must be 18 years of age or older. You may be eligible for up to three (3) months assistance. You may be eligible for up to 70% of your base rent to be paid.
The second program is designed to help individuals and families that need help with rent due to their work hours being affected in relationship to COVID-19. You must live in the city limits of Bremerton and be 18 years of age or older. To be eligible for the program, you must show proof of loss or reduction of income with a letter from your employer stating hours have been reduced due to COVID-19. This program can be up to 6 months of assistance. You may be eligible for up to 70% of assistance of your base rent to be paid.
If you are a victim of domestic violence and are applying for rental assistance, please include DV FORM with your application.
Please include Release to Speak to Third Party form with your application with your landlord's information
For BOTH programs you will need to submit the following information:
Completed & signed application
6 months checking/saving balances
Proof of income (taxes and/or paycheck stubs)
Copy of current rental agreement
Signed and Dated – “Release to Speak to Third Party” form - this form should be filled out with your landlord's information
Short paragraph explaining circumstances
Letter/Notification from employer stating hours affected to due COVID-19
All documentation submitted by mail or drop box to:
Bremerton Housing Authority
ATTN: Tasha Walton
600 Park Avenue Bremerton, WA 98337