The Housing Justice Project provides free legal assistance and interpreters to low-income renters (tenants) facing eviction in King County, Washington.
DUE TO HIGH CALL VOLUMES, WE ARE PRIORITIZING PERSONS WHO HAVE EVICTION ACTIONS IN COURT OR WHO HAVE RECEIVED A SUMMONS.
When you contact us, please let us know:
We cannot guarantee a response if you do not provide your phone number.
You can expect to receive a call back from our staff Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. If you have contacted us and have not received a response after 3 business days, please call or send us an email.
Once we have reviewed the information about your eviction notice, you may qualify for free legal advice.
To prepare for your session with our legal team, try to bring:
Note: Our walk-in legal clinics are currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can still get help via this online form, emailing email@example.com, or calling (206) 267-7069.
If you need help with an eviction notice (court action), please review the legal documents (pleadings) to determine whether the eviction notice (court action) was filed in Kent or Seattle. If you don’t know where it was filed, go to the walk-in clinic where you live.
Seattle, Eastside, and North King County If you live in King County north of Interstate 90 or within the city limits of Seattle, Mercer Island, Bellevue, Issaquah, North Bend, and Vashon and Maury Islands, you should go to the King County Courthouse in Seattle.
King County Courthouse 516 Third Avenue, Room-W314 Seattle, WA 98104
Monday: 8 – 10:30 am or 3:45 – 4:45 pm Tuesday – Friday: 8 – 10:30 am
South King County If you live South of Interstate 90 and don’t live in any of the cities listed above, you should go to the Regional Justice Center in Kent.
Regional Justice Center 401 Fourth Avenue North Room 1281 Kent, WA 98032
Monday – Friday: 8 – 10:30 am
For urgent eviction-related issues, please call 2-1-1 or 1-877-211-9274 to connect with free, confidential community services in Washington state.
Learn more about COVID-19 eviction protection for renters here.