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Proposed Laws in Auburn Add to Housing Woes Amidst COVID-19 Uncertainty A sweeping package of restrictive new housing laws is sailing through the...

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New Seattle Laws on Roommates Last fall, the Seattle City Council passed several new bills relating to rental housing, including CB 119606 which...

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The 2020 state legislative session ended in March, and with it came substantial changes to several components of landlord-tenant law. Below is a...

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Governor Inslee announced on 6/2/2020 an extension of the evictions ban in place across the state through August 1, 2020. The order extends prior...

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Seattle City Council recently passed legislation enacting a 6-month ban on evictions after the Governor’s COVID emergency order, currently set...

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On February 10, the Seattle City Council took the unprecedented step of banning eviction for “Winter Months”. While there were many...

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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...

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As an RHAWA member, you now have exclusive rights to use our new ONDEMAND learning platform. Launched in November, the platform is already populated...

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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...

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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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