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Eviction Resolution Pilot Program

The Eviction resolution Pilot Program was launched by the State of Washington for landlords and tenants to receive access to free mediation support. We are here to support Pierce County.

Our role in this program is to bring both parties together to engage in dialog to create solutions and avoid eviction. Our Center does not provide legal advice and does not provide legal services, we are a nonprofit dispute resolution center.

step 1: Connect with us.

Call us and talk to an Eviction Resolution Specialist. Whether you are a tenant or landlord, we want to understand your situation and help determine how to support you moving forward toward resolution.

  • Call or email today to schedule your confidential assessment*

     Call: (253)572-3657

     Email: SolveIt@CenterForResolution.org 

step 2: Call 211.

Call 211 to learn about your rental assistance options.

step 3: Start Fresh.

Check other resources in our community that may also be of help.

Notice to Landlords and Tenants

The “Bridge Proclamation” extending some eviction moratorium protections expired at 11:59pm on October 31, 2021. Potential evictions for unpaid rent from March 1, 2020 until the present are now subject to the Eviction Resolution Pilot Program (ERPP), as enacted in April, 2021 (SB 5160 Section 7, RCW 59.18.630).

Landlords must engage the ERPP process before an eviction for unpaid rent may proceed to court. ERPP begins when a landlord serves a tenant and sends the local dispute resolution center an ERPP Notice along with a 14 Day Notice to Pay or Vacate. In some counties where a landlord sent these notices during the eviction moratorium or Bridge period for rent due from March, 2020 through July, 2021, new notices may be required under the ERPP. For unpaid rent due between August and October, 2021 only, previous ERPP Notices and 14 Day Notices to Pay or Vacate may be sufficient. Landlords and tenants are encouraged to consult legal counsel.

REMINDER: Mediation services through the Eviction Resolution Program are provided at no cost to the tenant and the landlord.

* We do not offer legal advice

* We do not offer legal representation.