Redmond partners with several organizations to enable people to find and retain housing that meets their needs, whether transitional, rental, or ownership. Additional resources are available on the City’s Human Services page.
HousingSearchNW.org is a free resource to help users find a home anywhere in King County. Users can search using a variety of criteria, such as proximity to schools, and listings can be sorted by rent amount, ZIP Code, date available and other important factors. Property owners and managers can post apartments or homes for rent any time, which means that the list is always current. In addition to the website, those searching for housing can call the multilingual call center at 877-428-8844.
A number of service providers in the community provide temporary (12-18 months) housing for individuals and families who are either homeless or in threat of homelessness. Some of the resources for transitional housing include:
Hopelink offers a variety of services including assistance with food, shelter, utilities, family support, childcare, and transportation. Hopelink's food bank has helped feed thousands. In addition to their own programs, Hopelink partners with a number of service agencies to provide transitional housing in Redmond and elsewhere in the region. Contact Hopelink at 425-869-6000.
Friends of Youth
Friends of Youth offers housing and training programs for families and individuals to age 25. Friends of Youth operates a transitional housing program in Redmond and other Puget Sound locations. Cotact Friends of Youth at 425-869-6490.
Catholic Community Services
In addition to offering shelter, training, and meal programs, Catholic Community Services is a partner in providing transitional housing on the Eastside. Contact Catholic Community Services at 206-328-5696.
YWCA Family Village
The YWCA Family Village, located in the heart of downtown Redmond, offers transitional housing and training programs. They also have a clothing bank to help provide the perfect suit or dress to wear for job interviews. Contact the YWCA at 425-556-1350.
Other Resources for Owners and Renters
See the Housing Affordability page.
Housing Repair Programs
The King County Housing Repair Program provides 0% interest loans and grants for a variety of home and rental property repairs and improvements. Funds are available to qualifying households for rental rehabilitation, handicap access modification, and improvements in safety and energy efficiency. For more information or to apply for these programs, call 206-263-9095.
A Regional Coalition for Housing (ARCH). Local organization dedicated to increasing the supply of housing for low- and moderate-income families on the Eastside.
Washington Homeownership Resource Center. Statewide nonprofit connecting those in search of ownership housing opportunities with the resources they need to achieve it.
Washington State Housing Finance Commission. Statewide self-sustaining agency whose mission is to expand the availability of housing and community services to Washington residents.
A number of other resources for housing needs and other human service programs can be found by visiting the City of Redmond's Human Services page.