Housing Services Programs

COVID-19 Rent Assistance Programs: Washington County is excited to be able to offer tenants and landlords with the opportunity to receive assistance with rent arrears through two programs: the U.S. Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance program and the state-funded Landlord Compensation Fund.

Rental Assistance Programs

The Washington County Department of Housing Services (DHS) offers a wide variety of housing options to qualified applicants:

Project-Based Voucher Awards

The Department of Housing Services periodically offers property owners the opportunity to submit proposals for Project-Based Voucher (PBV) assistance.

Affordable Housing

The Department of Housing Services also owns Affordable Housing located throughout Washington County, including a rural development project in North Plains called Kaybern Terrace.

Homeless Resources

The Department of Housing Services is the lead agency for the A Road Home: Washington County's 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness.

The Department of Housing Services does not offer emergency assistance; however, there are community resources that may be able to offer assistance.

Other Housing Information and Resources

The Department of Housing Services also provides information about other community resources for:


If you have any questions about these programs, please feel free to contact us.


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