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Seattle’s “First in Time” ordinance is coming back and may be in effect by the time you are reading this article. As its title...

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Earlier this morning, the State Supreme Court ruled unanimously that Seattle’s “First in Time” (FIT) ordinance, previously thrown...

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What is abundantly clear from the 2019 General election is that the issues the rental industry faced in the City of Seattle prior to the election...

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Stable Homes Federal Way Initiative 19-001, submitted by Washington Community Action Network (Washington CAN), will be a ballot measure on the...

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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...

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An article which appeared in last Saturday’s Tacoma News Tribune highlighting new landlord-tenant laws included several assertions by tenant...

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Effective July 28, 2019, several new landlord-tenant laws took effect which have a direct impact on how rental owners manage their properties and...

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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...

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While many homeowners are set to benefit from legislation which revises how excise taxes are charged for real estate transactions, the new,...

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The Seattle City Council continues to propose new legislation and amend existing landlord-tenant laws under the premise of addressing housing...

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April 28 brought the 2019 legislative session to a close. After 105 days in session, lawmakers, staffers, and lobbyists alike were ready for sine...

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RHAWA Advocacy Team The rental housing industry is faced with a broad political coalition that has been forming throughout the Puget Sound to...

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