Find shelter & housing
- Most local domestic violence advocacy programs have emergency shelters. Some also have other housing assistance. Contact your local program to find out what kinds of assistance might be available.
- Some domestic violence programs in Washington State offer Domestic Violence Housing First. Click here for more information.
- Housing Help – Information about the housing protections available for survivors of domestic violence.
- Domestic Violence and Your Housing Rights – This brochure outlines some frequently asked questions about your rights as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking. Offered in multiple languages:
- Solid Ground Tenant Services – This program provides tenants with resources and tools to prevent eviction and ensure housing stability. Solid Ground Tenant Services can help you understand your rights and responsibilities as a renter.
- Tenants’ Rights Laws – General information, self-help packets and resources on tenant’s rights in Washington state from Washingtonlawhelp.org.
- Eviction – General information, resources and self-help packets on eviction issues in Washington state from Washingtonlawhelp.org.
- Living in Public/Subsidized Housing – Information about regulations and tenants’ rights for those living in public or subsidized housing.
- Renters Affected By Foreclosure – A link to information for renters when the property they live in becomes foreclosed.
- Under Your Roof – A printable brochure for landlords on domestic violence, the legal rights of survivors, and where to find additional information.
- Landlord Info Cards – Printable cards with information for landlords on renting to domestic violence survivors.