The Korean Women’s Association (KWA) has accepted an additional $1 million grant from Pierce County Human Services CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund to support rental assistance in Pierce County for people directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This funding will help KWA provide assistance to residents of its low-income housing properties, as well as clients who wish to maintain permanent housing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The eligibility requirements include employment or income loss due to COVID-19, with current income at or below 80 percent Area Median Income (AMI). Recipients must also be Pierce County residents.

Those seeking rental assistance can contact KWA at 253-353-5502 or email