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Both state and local laws regulate the collection of security deposits from tenants at move in. These conditions will be scrutinized if the deposit...

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Recently we have received feedback from some of our members that the multitude of categories in the Connect Forum are making the forum too...

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On Monday, October 3, 2022, Port Townsend City Council had the first reading of Ordinance 3296, requiring increase notice periods for rent...

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You have work, school, guests coming over, and everyone in the family needs hot water now. Unfortunately, life as you know it has just been...

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In the Newcastle City Council meeting on September 20, 2022, following a long period of testimony and discussion, the City Council voted not to...

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As the day of the general election quickly approaches, lets take a quick look back to the last two years of legislative changes. For those who do...

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Ordinance No. 2986, effective October 6, 2022 creates additional housing provider restrictions in the City of Issaquah, including: Extended Rent...

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In the 1031 game, if you are considering a tax deferred exchange, what kind of “Dream Team” should you have lined up?  How do you choose...

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It is easier for RHAWA screen applicants who have a Social Security Number (SSN) or Social Insurance Number issued from British Columbia. RHAWA can...

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The recommendations from A Regional Coalition for Housing (ARCH) continue to be a major topic of discussion among King County cities. Redmond and...

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As RHAWA’s Grassroots Organizer, I am consistently interacting with our membership to get a better idea of how RHAWA can assist them in...

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The Washington State Residential Landlord-Tenant Act at RCW 59.18.310 defines abandonment as non-payment of rent and the tenant’s intent to...

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