Seattle City Council recently passed legislation enacting a 6-month ban on evictions after the Governor’s COVID emergency order, currently set...
On Thursday evening, April 16, Governor Inslee updated and expanded his ban on eviction for all housing providers in the state. The new order now...
An interesting op-ed ran last week in The Lens focused on the risks which Just Cause laws pose to neighbors and other risks, from the perspective of...
STATEWIDE MANDATORY LEASE RENEWAL BILL - JUST CAUSE APPLIED TO FIXED TERM LEASES!
On Friday, January 24, the House of Representatives will hold...
Nobody should be without a safe place to stay during the winter – or any time of year.
Evictions are a last resort for housing providers...
For most small housing providers, the policies passed by our state legislature in 2019 felt like an assault on the very idea of rental property...
Earlier this morning, the State Supreme Court ruled unanimously that Seattle’s “First in Time” (FIT) ordinance, previously thrown...
On average, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 9 men experience some form of domestic violence at the hands of an intimate partner in America. Here in Washington...
On August 1, a King County judge ruled that an initiative which seeks to create a “just cause” ordinance in the city of Federal Way...
Effective July 28, 2019, several new landlord-tenant laws took effect which have a direct impact on how rental owners manage their properties and...
The passage of SB 5600, HB 1138, HB 1440, and HB 1462 made permanent changes to Washington State's Residential Landlord-Tenant Act (RLTA) and will...
While many homeowners are set to benefit from legislation which revises how excise taxes are charged for real estate transactions, the new,...