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Bill Summary Prohibits a housing provider from advertising or operating their rental as "crime free" Prohibits a housing provider from requesting...

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Bill Summary Requires housing providers to give between 180 and 220 days notice for all rent increases over 3% The bill specifies the increase...

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Bill Summary Authorizes cities and counties to create an affordable housing incentive program for housing rented at below market level. Multifamily...

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VIEW SSB 5079 Bill Summary Requires manufactured/mobile home community (MHC) landlords to provide tenants with three years' notice before...

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VIEW SHB 1100 Bill Summary Requires landlords to provide written notices of opportunity to purchase with respect to the sale or lease of a...

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Bill Summary Requires housing providers to provide a written checklist to the tenant in order to collect a security deposit Redefines the items on...

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Bill Summary Requires housing providers to provide a written checklist to the tenant in order to collect a security deposit. Redefines the items on...

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Housing Policy Preview: A look ahead to the 2022 legislative session Last year, when Washington state lawmakers convened for a historic 2021...

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Bill Summary Allows housing providers to apply for the Landlord Mitigation Fund for damage to the unit if their tenant vacated after being a...

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This year, for the 2021 Legislative Session, RHA organized the Rental Housing Coalition: a partnership of housing providers, associations, and...

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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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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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