Benefits + Services
Everything you need to market, select, and retain the tenant of your choice! You don’t have to do it alone and have to learn from your mistakes.
The Rental Housing Association of Washington provides a wealth of information and top of the line benefits and services to independent rental owners and managers across the State of Washington. We believe you will find the value of a RHAWA membership is unmatched anywhere else.
RHAWA prides itself on being a one-stop shop for rental housing providers and managers alike. Over 5,100 members already call RHAWA home. Our friendly and professional staff are here to provide you with the critical information and resources you need to help run your rental business. Whether you have a single family home for rent, a duplex, or more than a hundred units, the challenges for rental housing owners are mounting daily.
Top of the Line Member Services
Tenant Screening *
Finding a quality tenant has never been easy, until now! Let RHAWA set your mind at ease by verifying information. RHAWA will provide you with a thorough background investigation, from credit and criminal records, to civil records.
Rental Forms + Contracts
Your membership includes unlimited access to an extensive library of online forms – from leases to all the addenda you may need - ensuring that you stay current with rental industry standards and laws. Our forms have over 30 years of legal eyes writing and reviewing them. When laws change, so do our forms. Using the appropriate forms for different situations is important, and RHAWA has them for you.
RHAWA has a robust calendar of classes and events. From our various educational classes and membership events to our monthly LINK meetings, we have something for everyone. Learn the latest and best information on: financial management, forms, legal issues, rental property operations, government relations, and so much more.
Many of the resources you need are available right at your fingertips. RHAWA works to ensure that our website is consistently up to date with the information you need to successfully manage your business. You can view and sign up for upcoming events, access RHAWA's forms, as well as manage your RHAWA membership just by logging in.
We work for a favorable outcome to legislation that will promote the rental housing industry and protect the rental housing owner and operator. Our strong government advocacy program engages local and state agencies. We take the time to educate elected officials about the challenges facing the industry and stand up for the rights of rental property owners.
RHAWA offers a wide range of resources to help you manage your rental with ease and fulfillment. As a member you receive the latest information regarding the rental housing industry through our industry leading publications. You may further your knowledge base by browsing our comprehensive website for best practice advice on management and operational issues, read industry articles and happenings, or locate skilled and reliable vendors in our vendor directory. Additionally, you have exclusive access to resource specialists who are available to share their wealth of information on everything from best practice advice, to landlord-tenant related questions. Help with the operations of your rental is available to all members.
One of the greatest things about belonging to an association is that you can be actively involved and volunteer on a committee. RHAWA offers a number of different committees to choose from where you can increase your awareness of laws and regulations, hone your skills and develop a peer-to-peer network. Our committees serve as a vehicle for industry partners to work alongside each other to help RHAWA achieve its objectives.
* Fee associated with service.