Landlords and authorized representatives registration

Landlord pre-registration is now closed. If you received an invitation to register, please use the email or text link in your invitation. You can also sign in to check your status or work on your registration.

How to register

Landlord Eligibility and Requirements

  • Your residential property(ies) must be located within the King County geographical area
  • Must provide a lease
  • Must provide documentation showing your tenant(s) have missed/past due rent payments not paid or partially unpaid since March 1, 2020, and they are still occupying the residence. 
  • Must submit all required documentation, including a Form W-9
  • Must agree to the Terms & Conditions (see below)
  • Must provide banking information (Automated Clearing House) or a physical address for mailing of payment
  • Must agree to the T-RAP Payment Agreement Form
  • Credit tenant’s account within 5 business days of receiving payment

You will receive notification of the total amount of rental assistance approved. We will make payments via ACH (automatic clearing house). In rare instances, we can make payments via check.

Landlord Terms and Conditions

As the Landlord, property manager/owner, or person authorized to accept payment, I certify all information is true and will accept the program payment of as full satisfaction of any balance owed for the months paid by the program.
 
Additionally, I agree to abide by the terms and conditions below from the signing of this agreement and all applicable provisions of WA State Landlord-tenant law.
 
For purposes of this Agreement, the term “rent” means reoccurring and periodic charges identified in the rental agreement for the use and occupancy of the premises, as defined under state law. Utility payments included in the lease and paid by the landlord are considered rent.

I also acknowledge and agree to the following terms and conditions:

  • Agree to accept the Total EPRAP Payment as full satisfaction of the rent balance owed for the Payment Period, including all utilities and fees. (see section 4 for Total EPRAP Payment and section 2.b for months covered) For purposes of this Agreement, the Payment Period is the period between March of 2020 and last month of rent being paid through this Agreement.
  • Agree to not increase the rent for the household described above for at least six months after the Payment Period.
  • Agree to not evict, terminate or refuse to renew the above household’s tenancy until at least after six months following the Payment Period, unless: (a) a household member materially violates the terms of the lease; (b) a household member is creating a significant and immediate risk to the health, safety, or property of others; or (c) at least 60 days ‘written termination notice is provided to the household based on the Landlords intent to (i) personally occupy the premises as a primary residence, or (ii) sell the property. 
  • Agree not to invoke RCW 59.18.410(3)(d) to prohibit a tenant ability to seek relief provided by that section if any of the notices to pay or vacate were served prior to the signing of this agreement.
  • Agree to provide additional verifying information and documentation to King County, including evidence of lease and/or ledger, upon request. You also understand that King County can audit any EPRAP application and to seek repayment of funds if information provided or attested to in this process is incorrect, incomplete, or false.
  • Agree to provide additional verifying information and documentation to King County, including evidence of lease and/or ledger, upon request. You also understand that King County can audit any EPRAP application and to seek repayment of funds if information provided or attested to in this process is incorrect, incomplete, or false  
  • Agree to provide additional verifying information and documentation to King County, including evidence of lease and/or ledger, upon request. You also understand that King County can audit any EPRAP application and to seek repayment of funds if information provided or attested to in this process is incorrect, incomplete, or false.
  • Agree to repay these funds to King County (in their entirety) if I do not fulfill the terms of this Agreement.


By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions, I certify, under oath, that Landlord will not receive any additional rent payment by or on behalf of the household / tenant for the Payment Period covered by this Agreement.  Landlord further agrees that if any duplication of payment occurs, it will promptly reimburse King County for the duplicated amount.

Landlord agrees to fully cooperate with any audit regarding the information provided above and compliance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, including but not limited to review of payments that the Landlord has sought or received.

Terminology and Definitions

Authorized Representative/Property Manager
An authorized representative or property manager may register on behalf of a property owner/landlord. You will need to provide proof of your right to represent the landlord. You will also be asked to provide information about the person or company who owns the property(ies) and you will upload IRS Form W-9 Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification on behalf of the property ownership.
EPRAP Payment Period
EPRAP Payment Period: EPRAP Payment Period refers to the period of time that rent payments are being made by the King County, on behalf of the tenant. This could be up to 9 months of current and/or past due rent and up to 3 months of future rent. For a total of 12 months of possible assistance for a household.
Household/Tenants
All people who occupy a single housing unit and have a history of shared resources. A unit may be occupied by one or more households, depending on lease arrangements. Eligibility will be determined and payment made for each individual household.
Landlord Agreement
You will complete the enrollment process by reviewing and providing your electronic signature on the Landlord Agreement and bulk payment agreement, if required.
Landlord Property(ies)
You will provide information about the property owned by the Landlord Ownership. You will be able to include multiple properties so long as they are owned by the same Landlord Ownership and are associated with the same W-9 and Taxpayer Identification Number.
Unit
A dwelling unit that is leased or regularly rented and/or occupied by a household.