Seattle Laws

Keep up to date with RHAWA!

Advocacy Advocacy : Fundraising Advocacy : Government Announcements Events Events : RHAWA Events Investing Investing : 1031 Exchanges Investing : Business Investing : Buying Property Investing : Market News Investing : Portfolio Growth Law Law : Seattle Laws Management Management : Advertising Management : Leasing Management : Listing Management : Maintenance Management : Marketing Membership Rental Assistance Rental Assistance : Section 8 Screening Screening : Tenant Screening

Quick Search

Tenant screening laws are rapidly evolving in Washington State, in particular when dealing with criminal records and how to consider an...

Read Post

Thank you for writing to me about the Fair Chance Housing Legislation. This legislation will not go into effect until 150 days after the Mayor...

Read Post

Dear City Councilmembers, As you’re aware, the Rental Housing Association of Washington represents more than 5,500 small, independent...

Read Post

Sean Martin | Director of External Affairs An initiative filed in early-March – filed by Devin Silvernail, a tenant advocate from San...

Read Post

Next week, on Thursday, July 13, Seattle Councilmember Lisa Herbold is hosting a town hall discussion panel focused on a proposal which will...

Read Post

Seattle, WA – May 30, 2017 – After careful legal review, the Rental Housing Association of Washington filed a lawsuit in King County...

Read Post

SEATTLE -- A lawsuit in Seattle pits some fundamental rights against each other -- it’s civil rights that ban discrimination, and property...

Read Post

Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant is continuing her political march against independent landlords as she prepares to push CB 118756 through her...

Read Post

Looking to write Seattle Council in opposition to CB 118817 but don't know where to start? Consider using the sample letter below. Landlords are...

Read Post

On Monday, August 8, Seattle City Council adopted new legislation which forces rental housing owners in Seattle to process applications beginning...

Read Post

Effective August 1st, the amount of relocation assistance required by subsection A of SMC 22.210.130 will increase from $3,255 to $3,340. This...

Read Post