The 2021 legislative session was hectic, to say the least. The lawmakers scrambled to address the rising debt stemming from the COVID pandemic and...Read Post
2021 Legislative Session
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2020 was a difficult year for housing providers and tenants alike. Housing providers operations were severely limited with the Governor’s...Read Post
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...Read Post
Addressing landlord-tenant relations by providing certain tenant protections during and after public health emergencies, providing for legal...Read Post
VIEW HB 1441 Bill Summary Prevents a housing provider from using unpaid rent or an eviction that occurred during any state or federal covid...Read Post
Addressing documentation and processes governing landlords' claims for damage to residential premises.Read Post
Concerning property tax deferral during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read Post
Protecting residential tenants from the beginning to end of their tenancies by penalizing the inclusion of unlawful lease provisions and limiting...Read Post
VIEW SHB 1277 Bill Summary Establishes a $100 surcharge on recorded documents to fund various housing services. Creates the Eviction Prevention...Read Post
Limiting rent increases after expiration of the governor's eviction moratorium.Read Post
VIEW HB 1228 Bill Summary Landlords may immediately file unlawful detainer actions following effective date 30 days after effective...Read Post
Concerning relocation assistance for tenants of closed or converted manufactured/mobile home parks.Read Post