what is it?

The Renters' Readiness Certification (RRC) is a series of free courses offered to the community by LLP that provide tenants with powerful tools to become a knowledgeable renter. 


The series consists of 3 courses per month, usually on three consecutive Fridays. These classes are FREE and open to all housing shoppers, service providers, landlords and community members. RRC is brought to you by a partnership between the Landlord Liaison Program at Associated Ministries, Tacoma Housing Authority, Pierce County Housing Authority, Vadis, Sound Outreach, and Spinnaker Property Management. 

Course #1: Accessing Community Resources - Maintain your rental housing by utilizing community resources that offset costs in other areas of your life. Also hear expert tips on how to search for housing, understanding the lease, and become a strong renter.

Course #2: Financial Capability - Learn how to set a budget and improve your credit score! Participants who successfully complete this session gain access to ongoing programs with Sound Outreach to continue their progress towards financial stability.

Course #3: Landlord/Tenant Rights & Responsibilities - Understand the rights and responsibilities under the current landlord-tenant laws in Tacoma and Washington state. 

Please note: participants must attend all three sessions to get the certification.

upcoming courses.

Classes are free and open to the public - just register below. 

Classes are online, and live with presenters and participant interaction.

JUNE 2021 -

Class #1 - Accessing Community Resources - instructed by Sandra Iverson of Vadis

Friday, June 4, 2021

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Class #2 - Financial Capability - instructed by Kenan Hadzic of Sound Outreach

Friday, June 11, 2021

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Class #3 - Landlord/Tenant Rights & Responsibilities - instructed by Mark Melsness of Spinnaker Property Management

THURSDAY, June 17, 2021  (NOTE: That is class is on a THURSDAY for June 2021)

11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Register for the classes ahead of time or at the time of class,

and the Zoom link will be provided.


helpful documents.