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Your tenant has left. This can be at the end of the lease or an abandonment. You may have gotten the keys back or not. You open up the unit to...

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What’s a landlord to do when no measure of communication successfully brings a tenant in to compliance with a term of the rental agreement?...

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While we might like to believe that people are generally honest, that is not always the case. People will come to you wanting to rent your unit...

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Sean Martin | Director of External Affairs An initiative filed in early-March – filed by Devin Silvernail, a tenant advocate from San...

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The pathways to real estate investing and rental housing are as varied as the people who own real estate. Everyone has a story. Some people started...

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This week, local elections have been in focus here at RHAWA. Our list of endorsed candidates for the primaries are now out and listed below. RHAWA...

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Pets and pet policies are one of the major stressors that landlords may face. Animals can often equal damage. Here are some best practices to help...

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Next week, on Thursday, July 13, Seattle Councilmember Lisa Herbold is hosting a town hall discussion panel focused on a proposal which will...

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Our Summer Workshop and Tradeshow was a success! Thank you to everyone who attended and if you missed out on the show, check out the highlights and...

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Ditch that homeowner’s policy in favor of some real coverage. Homeowners policies are rather a one-size fits most type of circumstances....

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Every landlord has tenants they love and a few they don’t. Sometimes, to get someone into a property, landlords will lower their standards or...

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Seattle, WA – May 30, 2017 – After careful legal review, the Rental Housing Association of Washington filed a lawsuit in King County...

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