Affordable Housing Resources
Find Affordable Housing
The Homeless Network of Yakima County is not a direct service agency. We do not own or operate any low-income housing units. Nor do we offer case management for individuals who want to transition off the streets into a home. Our member organizations do have programs that may be able to help you. Please use the following links and phone numbers to begin your search for affordable housing:
- 2-1-1: www.win211.org Dial 2-1-1 from any phone in Washington and you will be connected to a comprehensive information and referral service for housing and other needs.
- Yakima Housing Authority: https://www.yakimahousing.org/ Yakima Housing Authority was created to provide safe, decent, and sanitary housing for low- and moderate-income residents of the City of Yakima, Washington.
- Sunnyside Housing Authority: http://www.ci.sunnyside.wa.us/203/Housing-Authority
Sunnyside Housing Authority was established for the purpose of managing and subsidizing low-income housing within the City of Sunnyside.
- Yakama Nation Housing Authority: http://www.ynha.org/ The mission of the Yakama Nation Housing Authority is: To provide safe, decent, affordable, and healthy housing for the families of the Yakama Nation.
Apartment Finder: http://www.aptfinder.org aptfinder.org is a non-profit website formed to connect low income households with affordable apartment communities throughout Washington State. Listings are voluntarily advertised on the site by owners and managers of rental apartments for low-income households whose annual income is below 80% of area median income.
Fair Housing Resources
- Northwest Fair Housing Alliance: http://www.nwfairhouse.org/ If you reside in Eastern Washington and believe you have experienced housing discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, familial status, marital status, sexual orientation, or military/veteran status, contact Northwest Fair Housing Alliance.
- Tenants Union of Washington: http://tenantsunion.org/en The Tenants Union of Washington offers tenants rights counseling via their hotline: 206-723-0500.
- Northwest Justice Project: https://nwjustice.org/get-legal-help Each year Northwest Justice Project provides critical civil legal assistance and representation to thousands of low-income people in cases affecting basic human needs such as family safety and security, housing preservation, protection of income, access to health care, education and other basic needs. To find legal help, contact Northwest Justice Project or their CLEAR hotline: 1-888-201-1014.
- Washington State Human Rights Commission: https://www.hum.wa.gov/fair-housing Established in 1949 by the Washington State Legislature, the Washington State Human Rights Commission (WSHRC) is a state agency responsible for administering and enforcing the Washington Law Against Discrimination.
- Fair Housing Center of Washington:
- Foreclosure Fairness Program: http://www.commerce.wa.gov/building-infrastructure/housing/foreclosure-fairness/ The Foreclosure Fairness Program provides homeowner foreclosure assistance by offering free housing counseling, civil legal aid, and foreclosure mediation. The program, created by the 2011 Foreclosure Fairness Act, helps homeowners and lenders explore possible alternatives to foreclosure and reach a resolution whenever possible.