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The Washington State Legislature passed HB 1368, which allocates $365 million in rental assistance to counties to distribute. Similar to the rental...

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VIEW HB 1496 Bill Summary HB 1496 would impose a 7 percent tax on capital gains for the sale of real property, with the exception of a primary...

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Addressing landlord-tenant relations by providing certain tenant protections during and after public health emergencies, providing for legal...

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VIEW HB 1441 Bill Summary Prevents a housing provider from using unpaid rent or an eviction that occurred during any state or federal covid...

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Addressing documentation and processes governing landlords' claims for damage to residential premises.

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Concerning property tax deferral during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Protecting residential tenants from the beginning to end of their tenancies by penalizing the inclusion of unlawful lease provisions and limiting...

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VIEW SHB 1277 Bill Summary Establishes a $100 surcharge on recorded documents to fund various housing services. Creates the Eviction Prevention...

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Limiting rent increases after expiration of the governor's eviction moratorium.

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VIEW HB 1228 Bill Summary Landlords may immediately file unlawful detainer actions following effective date 30 days after effective...

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Extending the closure notice period for manufactured/mobile home communities.

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Providing local governments with options to grant rent relief and preserve affordable housing in their communities.

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