Thank you for your interest in Rebuilding Together Seattle! We are proud to serve the neighbors in our communities who need help keeping their homes safe and healthy. Before applying, please read our applicant criteria below. If you have a question that is not answered here, please call our office at 206-682-1231.
You must be a homeowner and use your home as your primary residence
You must live in our coverage area that spans Everett to SeaTac, along the I-5 corridor. We also serve parts of Renton.
You must be low-income, as determined by the number of people residing in your home in accordance with the HUD guideline for the Seattle Metro Area (please review our income guidelines below)
You must be unable to complete the work on your own
You must plan on living in your home for at least the next 3 years
If you are a senior (65+), person with a disability, and or a family with children under 18, your household must have a combined annual income less than:
If you are a current or former US military member or their living spouse, your household must have a combined annual income less than:
Wheelchair ramps and other accessibility improvements
Installation of grab bars to improve safety
Plumbing and electrical work
Flooring repair or replacement
Painting, interior and exterior
Window repair or replacement
Typically Excluded Repairs
Major roof work, including replacements
Major plumbing or sewer line repair
Major electrical work, including rewiring
Cosmetic repairs or non-mission-focused improvements
How to Apply
We know that asking for help can be difficult, so it is our goal to make the application process as easy as possible. Here is a step by step guide to what you can expect as a homeowner applying for help through Rebuilding Together Seattle.
To download an application you can print at home, please click here. If you would like an application mailed to you or need assistance filling it out, please contact our office at 206-682-1231.
Fill out the application completely, including all pages and supporting documents
Your most recent tax return and/or benefit statements or other income verification
Your homeowner's insurance policy cover page
Initial and sign the last page of the application and return it to our office along with the supporting documents.
Once we receive your application, our staff will contact you in 1-2 weeks to set up a time to preview the repairs your requested
After this initial site preview is completed, you will receive a letter notifying you whether you have been approved for our programs
If you have been approved, we will then begin finding the volunteer group and funding to complete your project
This process can take some time depending on the number and type of repairs that are requested, up to a year in some cases
We cannot provide emergency repairs*
If you have questions about the application process or aren't sure of your application status, please call our office at 206-682-1231.
For homeowners living in Pierce County, Federal Way, or Auburn, please contact Rebuilding Together South Sound at 253-238-0977. If you're outside this area, please visit the Rebuilding Together National website to find another Rebuilding Together affiliate closer to you.
*If you are in need of emergency repairs, we recommend contacting the King County Housing Repair Program for their emergency grants program*