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Maintaining a fixed-term tenancy is not as easy as it once was. With the passage of HB 1236, by default, every tenancy in Washington is now subject...

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We have seen a number of housing providers operating without having the tenant complete an application. Requiring applicants to fill out an...

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One of the most common missteps for inexperienced housing providers, is the handling of the deposit at move out. WA State law requires housing...

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If you have been reading the headlines since May, you know that Washington law now prohibits you from giving notice to end a month-to-month...

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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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In the past, we mostly saw roommate groups in college areas. Now, adults of all ages are likely to share rental homes in order to manage the high...

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Not every tenant comes to you with a neon sign flashing above their head proclaiming, “I’m the ideal tenant” or “I’m...

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QUESTION: My tenant got a job in another state and wants to terminate their lease early – it doesn’t expire until March 31, 2020. What...

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​The market in Seattle is changing. Simply posting an ad on Craigslist isn't going to cut it when 12,000 new units are coming online in 2018 with...

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Pets and Service Animals are a subject that we get many calls to the RHAWA Resource Desk about from our members. Many people have some anxiety...

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​The busy rental season is upon us again and many housing providers will be offering their homes and apartments for open houses. However, right...

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You've rented to a tenant(s) and things are going along well. They are paying rent and utilities and there seems to be no problems. Until you hear...

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