Included in the many impacts of the Covid pandemic was a loss of work and income, causing many tenants to fall into arrears on rent payments.
Senate Bill 5160 was passed to provide protections for tenants who were unable to pay rent and for landlords to access funds to cover lost rent. Clallam and Jefferson Counties have implemented SB 5160 by way of a Standing Order, to outline the process for landlords and tenants to work out repayment plans.
PDRC is confident that our services will bring people together to move forward. Indigent tenants are also entitled to free legal services.