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Leases + Forms

Members have unlimited access to this extensive library of online forms, ensuring that you stay current with rental industry standards and laws.

RHAWA is helping independent landlords self-manage their properties. One of the ways we do that is through our rental forms. You can find the RHAWA Application for Tenancy, as well as our Washington State compliant leases. We include single and multi-family leases for Washington State along with city-specific leases.

Our forms do not stop there. We have lease addenda for every situation. Our frequently used addenda include our Pet Addendum and our Roommate Addendum. In case you might need to issue a notice during a tenancy, we have all the necessary notices and invoices for those situations. When your tenant decides to move, we have helpful forms like the Deposit Refund Statement and the Move-Out Reminder that help you manage your move-out process.

RHAWA forms are tailored specifically to state and city laws unique to Washington and are updated as laws change. Our forms are also reviewed annually by an attorney with over 30 years of landlord-tenant law experience. You can either print forms and fill in with a pen, or you can download forms, save to your computer, and open in Acrobat Reader to type into fillable fields. 

Leases + Forms are divided into the following categories:

Forms linked below are for general public use, but all available forms are listed.

ACCESS MEMBERS-ONLY FORMS

Forms

These forms are not required.

  • COVID-19 Late Payment Plan Request
    The Late Payment Plan Request may be used if the renters ask to do payment plans for the rent.
  • COVID-19 Rent Deferral Addendum
  • COVID-19 Rent Deferral Addendum (Seattle)
    The rent deferral forms are to allow your renters to pay less than the full rent, while acknowledging the remaining amount owed is due at a later date TBD. 
  • COVID-19 Resident Invoice Statement
    The Resident Invoice Statement is the the benefit of your renter as many assistance programs require seeing a statement showing what the renter owes before receiving assistance. 
  • COVID-19 Resident Request for Disaster Relief Form
    The Request for Disaster Relief is a form you may use to request assistance from the state once that money is made available.
  • COVID-19 Termination of Tenancy - 60 Days
Forms
  • Adverse Action Notice
  • Adverse Action Notice  (Seattle)
  • Agreement to Enter Into Lease & Receipt
  • Alternate Identification List
  • Application Checklist
  • Application Criteria Guidelines
  • Application Criteria Guidelines  (Seattle)
  • Application for Tenancy
  • Application for Tenancy  (Seattle)
Single Family

Leases for single-family homes

  • WA STATE Single Family Lease (NEW 6/11/20)
  • SEATTLE Single Family Lease (NEW 6/11/20)

 Required addenda 

Multi-Family (2+ Dwelling Units)

Leases for multi-family properties

  • WA STATE Multi-Family Lease (NEW 6/11/20)
  • SEATTLE Multi-Family Lease (NEW 6/11/20)

Required addenda

  • Property Condition Checklist
  • Mold Handout
  • Lead-Based Paint Disclosure Addendum  ​(Required for property built before 1978)
  • Lead-Based Paint Pamphlet Handout (Required for property built before 1978)
  • Info for Tenants  |  Seattle Landlord-Tenant Laws  ​(Required in Seattle)
  • Notice to Tenant Regarding Utility Billing  (Required in Seattle)
  • Residential Parking Agreement / Addendum & Instructions  (Required in Seattle) 
  • Tacoma DCI Information for Tenants - Summary Packet  ​(Required in Tacoma)
  • Notary Signature Form (Required for terms greater than 1 year)
Forms
  • Bed Bug Addendum
  • Community & Home Owner Association Addendum
  • Crime Free Addendum
  • Deposit Payment Schedule  (Seattle)
  • Deposit Payment Schedule  (WA State)  NEW 6/11/19
  • Guarantor Addendum
  • Heating Fuel Addendum
  • Military Clause Addendum
  • Mold Addendum
  • Pet Addendum & Additional Fee / Security Deposit Receipt
  • Pet Addendum  (Seattle)
  • Resident's Designee Notice
  • Resident Electric Service Application (Seattle)
  • Resident Utility Billing Notice (Seattle)
  • Satellite Dish Addendum
  • Septic Tank Addendum
  • Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detector Addendum  (Required Multi-Family  |  Included in RHAWA Leases)
  • Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detector Addendum  (Required Single Family  |  Included in RHAWA Leases)
  • Smoke Free Addendum
  • Water Heater Thermostat Setting Addendum  (Included in RHAWA Leases)
Forms
  • 3 Day Notice to Terminate Tenancy
  • 10 Day Notice to Comply with Agreement or Vacate
  • 14 Day Notice to Pay or Vacate
  • Declaration of Service
  • Entry to Premises Notice
  • Lease Extension
  • Notice of Addendum to Lease Terms
  • Notice of Change of Timeline for Deposit Accounting
  • Notice of Change in Terms of Tenancy
  • Notice of Change in Terms of Tenancy  (New Rule)
  • Rent Increase Notice
  • Rent / Fee Invoice
  • Resident Information Update
  • Resident’s Payment Receipt
  • Roommate Addendum
  • Seattle Utility Discount Enrollment Application
  • Time Estimate for Repair Notice
  • Transfer in Ownership / Management Notice
Utility Forms
  • Resident Electric Service Application  (Seattle)
  • Resident Utility Billing Notice  (Seattle)
  • Seattle Utility Discount Enrollment Application
  • Utility Billing Copy Request
  • Utility Billing Invoice
  • Utility Billing Invoice  (Seattle Multi-Family) 
Forms
  • Abandonment Notice
  • Declaration of Service
  • Deposit Refund Statement
  • Early Lease Termination Agreement
  • Move-Out Instructions
  • Storage of Resident’s Property Notice
  • Termination of Tenancy – 20 Days
  • Termination of Tenancy – 120 Days (demolition or substantial rehabilitation)
  • Termination of Tenancy  (Seattle Only)
  • Termination of Tenancy  (Tacoma Only)

HAVE QUESTIONS?  Contact our Member Services Specialists.


RHAWA forms are copyrighted and are for member use only. Unauthorized use, publication or distribution is strictly prohibited. Formal legal advice and review is recommended prior to selection and use of any provided form. RHAWA does not represent your selection or execution of any form as appropriate for your specific circumstances. Rental owners / managers and tenants are each advised to seek independent legal advice on matters arising from use of any form. No representation is made as to the sufficiency or tax consequences from use of any form.

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