Rental Assistance Fair on Aug 17th Aims to Help At-Risk Yakima Community Members Stay Housed

YAKIMA COUNTY, WA – AUGUST 8, 2022 – Do you need help with past-due rent and utilities? Get help with your Yakima County Rental Assistance Program application at the Yakima County Rental Assistance Fair, on Wednesday, August 17th from 3 pm to 8 pm at OIC Henry Beauchamp Community Center (1211 S 7th St Yakima, WA 98901). English and Spanish language assistance are available. 

The Yakima County Rental Assistance Fair aims to remove barriers and increase access to rent and utility assistance funds for households impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, the Yakima County Rental Assistance Program has distributed over $17M in rental assistance to over 4,000 households. Find information on Yakima County rental assistance data here. To expedite the application process, please bring the following documentation to the event – Lease and ledger, Proof of income, Utility Bills, and Eviction Notices, if applicable. 

Learn more about the Yakima County Rental Assistance Program here. For any questions, please email or, or call 1-855-582-3973 or 509-574-1365.


The FORWARD Platform is the integrated program administration, providing end-to-end support with application intake, payment processing, technical support, marketing and outreach, and reporting. FORWARD is currently administering the Yakima County Rental Assistance Program with the Yakima County Department of Human Services. Learn more at


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