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Governor Inslee has once again decided to extend the statewide eviction moratorium. However, this extension is not an exact copy of the previous...

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We are happy that despite a rocky start, councilmembers and specifically the sponsors of the ordinance were willing to meet with RHAWA staff, Board...

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On Thursday, June 24 Governor Inslee held a press conference to give an update on the state's ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to...

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Today the US Supreme Court issued their ruling in the only property takings case of this term, confirming the right to exclude is a fundamental...

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On behalf of the rental housing industry, we offer our deepest gratitude to all Washington housing providers for stepping up and carrying a...

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Cheap leadership by Councilmembers Kohl-Welles, Zahilay, and McDermott. Today during a King County council meeting on Ordinance 2021-0131, CM...

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On June 7th, the Seattle City Council passed CB 120046, CB 120077, and CB 120090. The summaries of the proposed ordinances are below. CB 120046 -...

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With the passage of HB 1236, by default, every tenancy in Washington is now subject to a for-cause termination requirement. Unlike Seattle’s...

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Councilmember Kshama Sawant recently proposed an extended ban on evictions pegged to the school year. This is the latest idea purportedly meant to...

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Since the start of COVID-19, the number of housing providers selling or occupying their rental properties in Washington state has increased...

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The hectic 2021 virtual legislative session has finally come to an end. We must now take a step back and take a look at the plethora of bills that...

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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...

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