Having a tenancy end badly is something no one wants to have in their rental business. However, it is a reality in the life of a rental property owner. The State of Washington recognizes this and in 2016, the legislature enacted a new law and provided funding for landlords to get compensation when a housing voucher tenant has damaged their property. This is a program that RHAWA helped get through the legislature and we are still helping landlords use the program to mitigate their losses.
Sean Martin | External Affairs Director
Unless you own the Taj Mahal or another very expensive property, someone will eventually approach you using a housing voucher from one of several programs. This is not a bad thing, nor a good thing. It’s a part of the business of being a landlord, and each type of voucher presents different opportunities.