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Seattle First in Time Tenant Selection

Seattle First in Time Tenant Selection

Seattle's First in Time Law is Back

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (PDT)

Event Details


In this two-hour class, learn the details of Seattle’s recently reinstated First in Time law. Seattle Attorney, Christopher Cutting will review required procedures for advertising, screening and offering tenancy including how to:

  • Write objective screening criteria that includes specific required language
  • Follow specific timing requirements for working with applicants
  • Comply with other Seattle laws such as Source of Income and Fair Chance Housing

Instructor: Christopher Cutting is an experienced instructor who makes it easy for landlords to understand and apply legal principles in daily practice. As the principal of Cutting Law and owner of LT Services, he practices commercial and residential landlord-tenant litigation as well as appeals and judgment enforcement in Western Washington.

RHAWA Members: Attend unlimited seminars for 12 months with one of our class pass options. Learn more here.

This session will be presented ONLINE ONLY. After class, all participants will receive a link to recorded session and downloadable materials for review.

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