Description: It is critical that anyone owning and/or managing Seattle residential housing is familiar with the numerous landlord-tenant laws that are enforced by various city government departments. Prominent Seattle landlord and attorney, Chris Benis will review everything you need to know to comply with the City's laws, including Just Cause Eviction, Rental Registration and Inspection, Source of Income, Move-In Fee restrictions and many other regulations in the areas of fair housing, rental agreements and building condition. Chris Benis practices law with Hecker Wakefield & Feilberg, P.S. in Seattle, WA representing property management firms, individual real estate investors, and others in the real estate industry. Chris attended the University of Washington, where he received a B.A. in Political Science, a Master of Urban Planning and J.D. from its School of Law. He is a regular speaker and author on topics related to property management, drawing from over 30 years' experience as a “second generation” real estate investor. Chris currently serves as Legal Counsel for the Rental Housing Association of Washington (RHA) and is a past-President of the organization.
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