Shelter Plus Care
Shelter Plus Care (SPC) is tenant based rental assistance specifically for households that are very low-income, homeless, and have one or more adult persons with disabilities. SPC can be used in Klickitat or Skamania counties in Washington.
- Disability" that can be verified includes: physical, mental, or emotional disability, chronic problems with alcohol or other drugs, AIDS or a related disease or a combination of these disabilities that significantly impairs the adult's ability to live independently and is expected to last for significant duration.
- "Homeless" under this program means that without this assistance, the applicant is currently or will be on the street or other inappropriate place (parks, vacant buildings, etc.) within a few days. It does not mean "at-risk of homelessness sometime in the future
Applications for the Shelter Plus Care Program are accepted on a referral basis from a social service provider when funds are announced and during the application period only. A waiting list is not maintained for the SPC program.