Over the past year, the rental housing industry has aggressively shared housing provider stories and perspective, and has begun to shift the narrative to drive more balanced media coverage.

Recent Coverage

WA bills seek to cap rent hikes and register rentals, landlords object (Seattle Times 1/27/2023)

Washington lawmakers want to curb "bonkers" rent hikes (AXIOS Seattle 1/18/2023)

Landlords, tenants look for balance in new rules on rental housing (KOMO News 1/11/2023)

Seattle landlords accused of conspiring to raise apartment rents (Seattle Times 11/16/2022)

Landlord keeping your security deposit? Here are your rights in WA (Seattle Times 9/10/2022)

Skyrocketing Seattle-area rents leave tenants with no easy choices (Seattle Times 8/14/2022)

WA landlords sue over eviction protection (Seattle Times 7/28/2022)

Next time your Seattle landlord hikes the rent, you may be eligible for help (Seattle Times 7/1/2022)

Housing policy creates desperation (Bothell-Kenmore Reporter 6/8/2022)

Rental laws hurting small landlords (Seattle Medium 5/19/2022)

Rent for 2-bedroom apartments rising quickly in Tacoma (King 5 5/13/2022)

Small Landlords In Limbo As Rental Assistance Wraps Up (Seattle Medium 5/12/2022)

Small landlord says he's leaving Seattle over the city's rental laws (King 5 4/28/2022)

The rental moratorium in Settle is ending. Now the real problems will begin. (WA Policy Center 4/17/2022)

Seattle loses nearly 3,000 rental peoperties in less than a year (MyNorthwest 4/8/2022)

Property tax increases present challenge to Washington landlords, tenants (The Center Square 3/31/2022)

Seattle weighs options after court strikes down ‘Eviction Defense for Renters’ (Capitol Hill Seattle Blog 3/23/2022)

There’s no place like home (Real Change News 3/23/2022) 

Part of Seattle tenant protection law struck down by court (Associated Press 3/22/2022)

Seattle's eviction moratorium ended, but some protections remain (Crosscut 3/2/2022)

Seattle suburbs like Kenmore eye tenant protections as homelessness concern looms (Seattle Times 2/24/2022)

Seattle site connects renters, landlords to resources as eviction moratorium nears end (Q13 Fox News 2/22/2022)

Seattle eviction moratorium will expire at end of February (Seattle Times 2/11/2022)

WA tenants could get 6 months' notice of big rent hikes (Seattle Times 2/6/2022)

This woman has 'fat stacks' of rent relief for landlords. But some aren't interested. (KUOW 10/29/2021)

Washington state eviction moratorium set to end Sunday after 19 months (Puget Sound Business Journal 10/29/2021)

Renters worry as eviction moratorium bridge expires (King 5 10/29/2021)

Gov. Inslee to let Washington state eviction limits expire Sunday (Seattle Times 10/29/2021)

National eviction moratorium expires but help is still available for tenants in Washington (KOMO News 8/1/2021)

Fears after eviction ban expires (Q13 Fox News 8/1/2021)

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan is extending the city’s COVID-19 eviction moratorium through September (Seattle Times 6/18/21)

Eviction moratorium extended until September 30 (KOMO News 6/18/21)

Relief slow to reach King County renters as evictions set to resume (Crosscut 6/16/21

The unintended consequences of rent controls and eviction moratoriums (Seattle Time Opinion 6/7/21)

Property Tax interview (KIRO Radio 4/21)

Keep Washington's Mom-and-Pop Landlords in Business (Seattle Times Editorial Board 3/29/21)

Looming debt crisis for renters & landlords on City Inside/Out (Seattle Channel 3/17/2021)

Washington Lawmakers Look for Ways to Exit the Eviction Moratorium - and Prevent the Fallout (The Chronicle 1/31/21)

"Chilling effect": Eviction moratorium strains small landlords (Lens 11/8/20)

Washington eviction moratorium extended through Dec. 31 (King 5 10/8/20)

Looming 'tsunami' in housing crisis already altering Seattle communities (KOMO News 9/3/20)

Mayor extends Seattle's eviction moratorium through December (Seattle Times 8/14/20)

Some Washingtonians concerned as end of state eviction moratorium draws near (King 5 7/9/20)

Washington state housing group hopes to help struggling landlords during the pandemic (King 5 7/2/20)

Coronavirus has cost more than 100,000 people around Seattle their jobs. So why aren't rents going down? (Seattle Times 4/15/20)

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