The Tenant Law Center offers free legal assistance to qualifying low-income persons in the City of Seattle and King County who are facing eviction or subsidy termination.

  • If you are a low-income renter in Seattle and you have received an eviction notice, subsidy termination letter or a payment plan from your landlord, please CLICK HERE to fill out our initial referral form.
  • If you need help with any other housing issue, please call our intake line at 206-324-6890 for a referral.

Tenants will speak with our staff to have their case evaluated, and if appropriate, we will schedule an appointment. Our staff attorneys and paralegals provide free legal help ranging from self-help info to representation in court.

The Tenant Law Center also has a Case Manager and Outreach Coordinator that are available to connect and engage with the community via outreach to individuals, organizations, and events. Our case management services are available to assist enrolled TLC clients with non-legal issues such as basic needs referrals, connection to resources, and as a Community Partner of Housing Connector, assistance locating and acquiring housing.

Client Testimonials

“I thought your services were handled in a professional, compassionate, understanding way. I can’t thank you enough!”

“Very helpful and kind. It was exactly what I was in need of in terms of legal support and everything was handled quickly and effectively.”

“The staff was sincere and empathetic, and we really appreciated being informed of the progress every step of the way. We no longer felt ‘alone’ or overwhelmed by our situation.”