Blog

Features posts from staff, vendor members, and our community partners. 

  • Use the drop-down menu "Topic / Category" to view a specific blog category.
  • Some articles may be restricted to members only. These articles will prompt you to log in.
  • Interested in submitting content to the blog? Contact our Membership Specialist to learn how!
Advocacy Advocacy : 2021 Legislative Session Advocacy : 2022 Legislative Session Advocacy : 2023 Legislative Session Advocacy : 2024 Legislative Session Advocacy : Advocacy - MHC Advocacy : Advocacy - RLTA Advocacy : Fundraising Advocacy : Government Advocacy : Policy News Advocacy : RHA Coalition Announcements Announcements : COVID-19 Education Events Events : RHAWA Events Investing Investing : 1031 Exchanges Investing : Business Investing : Buying Property Investing : Market News Investing : Portfolio Growth Law Law : Seattle Laws Management Management : Advertising Management : Insurance Management : Leasing Management : Listing Management : Maintenance Management : Marketing Manufactured Housing Membership Press Releases Rental Assistance Rental Assistance : Section 8 Screening Screening : Tenant Screening

Logic suggests that each additional occupant in a dwelling unit is likely to result in greater administrative burden, increased utility usage, more...

Read Post

As many of you are aware, the 2022 election is critical to the future of housing. Every House of Representative and half the Senate seats are up for...

Read Post

Fair Housing starts with your screening practices. We all understand the concept of fair housing; however, at times our own personal biases can...

Read Post

As many of our members are aware, Representative Andrew Barkis is a champion for rental housing providers in Olympia. To show our gratitude, we...

Read Post

The Seattle City Council met on July 5 to vote once again on CB 120325 that would've required housing providers to disclose vacancy status and rent...

Read Post

The question of finding and knowing who to hire to do work for us has always plagued consumers. Here are a few helpful hints that never go out of...

Read Post

The RHAWA Connect Forum has a new look starting May 1st! We’ve made improvements to the forum to make it easier to find the conversations and...

Read Post

Under the Fair Housing Act and Washington State law, residential tenants with disabilities have the right to reasonable accommodations or...

Read Post

Now is your chance to help drive the direction and future of RHAWA. If you're the person people come to when they have tough problems to solve, and...

Read Post

The COVID emergency resulted in some of the most damaging rental housing policy proposals in recent memory. At times it has seemed like the tsunami...

Read Post

RHAWA invites you to the 2022 Legal Forum on July 13 from 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. on ZOOM. Do you have questions or concerns regarding your rental unit?...

Read Post

Getting a good deal on heating and cooling equipment for your home is all about the timing. If it’s the middle of a heatwave or a freeze and...

Read Post