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Last month we began to talk about how ‘tank’ style storage water heaters have evolved into the devices we see today, and we’ll...

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Looking to expand your portfolio? If you’re sitting on a plot of land in Seattle, you may be wondering how to figure out its development...

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It often times feels overwhelming trying to understand all of the laws and regulations surrounding landlord-tenant laws for the most experienced...

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It is easier for RHAWA to screen applicants who have a Social Security Number (SSN). RHAWA can provide credit, criminal and eviction searches on any...

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As owners and managers of manufactured housing communities, we have a legal, ethical and financial responsibility to provide as high a quality...

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One of the most common missteps for inexperienced housing providers, is the handling of the deposit at move out. WA State law requires housing...

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RHAWA is very happy to recognize not one … but two outstanding Volunteers who have contributed to the organization making a lasting...

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Seattle's population grew by about 50,000 people between July 2018 and May 2021, but the city saw a net loss of 785 rental properties according to...

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The last few articles have been about Drain Systems, clearing them when clogged and digitally documenting them. A properly designed drain system...

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On February 29, 2020 Governor Inslee announced a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 18, 2020 that became the basis for the...

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Governor Inslee’s eviction “Bridge” is scheduled to end on October 31. It succeeded only in providing cover for slow-moving rental...

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If you have been reading the headlines since May, you know that Washington law now prohibits you from giving notice to end a month-to-month...

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