2020 Foreclosure

A Certificate of Delinquency was filed with the Superior Court of Cowlitz County on August 4, 2020, which initiated the foreclosure proceedings against all real property tax accounts with 2017/prior taxes owing as of that date.


The 2020 Foreclosure Auction will be held online here.  Bidding will begin on Monday, February 8, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. PST.  

In order to bid on our auctions, the County requires a $1,000.00 per bidder, refundable deposit that will need to be sent to the Cowlitz County Treasurer.  Funds must be in the form of cash, cashier's check, or bank wire.  The deposit, along with a Deed Information Sheet, must be received by the Cowlitz County Treasurer by Friday, February 5, 2021, no later than 4:00 p.m. PST.  

Foreclosure assistance may be available.  Click here for possible resources or call 1-877-894-HOME (4663).

The Cowlitz County Treasurer’s staff is unable to provide legal advice regarding foreclosure.  If you have questions about foreclosure please seek legal counsel.