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Legislative
Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seattle Bans Criminal Records in Screening »
On Monday August 14, 2017, the Seattle City Council passed an ordinance 8-0, which prevents housing providers from conside...
Monday, May 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apartment Industry Grassroots Campaign »
National Apartment Association Launches “Protect the Lease” Grassroots Campaign Focused on Tax Reform...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
March Legislative Update »
We’ve reached the point in the legislative process where any proposed legislation must have passed out of its house of ori...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Legislative Update - February 21, 2017 »
State Legislative Update We’re fresh off another successful “Day on the Hill” where WMFHA members met with their ele...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuesday, October 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Housing Development Policies »
Guidance came from the White House on how local communities can help solve the housing supply problem. The National Mul...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Housing Affordability »
A Message From The National Apartment Association on Housing Affordability   There is a continued discussio...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Source of Income Law »
A new law affecting rental housing in the City of Seattle only was unanimously passed by the City Council on Monday Aug...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Occupancy Standard of 2 Persons Per Bedroom Challenged »
From the Government Affairs Team at the NAA Member Advisory: Fair Housing – Familial Status Litigation A ...
Thursday, July 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
URGENT Message Re: Fair Housing Testing by the Attorney General »
  It has recently come to our attention that the Attorney General of Washington has bee...
Thursday, June 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Landlord-Tenant Law »
New landlord-tenant laws take effect today. First, the law requires that you indicate whether you accept a comprehensive r...
Tuesday, June 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAA/NMHC White Paper on Familial Housing and Occupancy Standards »
The National Apartment Association recently published a white paper on Familial Housing protected class.   T...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAA/NMHC White Paper on Resident Screening Policies for Ex-Offenders Now Available »
NAA/NMHC White Paper on Resident Screening Policies for Ex-Offenders Now Available NAA/NMHC’s new white paper on HUD’...
Thursday, April 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New HUD Guidance on Criminal Background Screening and Fair Housing »
HUD recently released 'Guidance' on the application of Fair Housing Standards in a prospective tenant's criminal backgroun...
Wednesday, April 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New HUD Income Guidelines Announced »
http: On March 28, 2016, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published new income limits w...
Tuesday, April 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Washington Law Regarding Security Deposit Refunds »
New Law Changes Security Deposit Refund Timing from 14 to 21 Days    We are pleased to anno...
Friday, April 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Loss Mitigation Trust Fund Established »
Loss Mitigation Trust Fund Account Established to Compensate Landlords for Damag e .    The legislat...
Wednesday, March 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senator Cantwell speaks in support of LIHTC »
Senator Cantwell Launches National Campaign to Increase Federal Resources for Affordable Housing U.S. Senator Maria...
Wednesday, March 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
WMFHA Members & Staff Converge on Washington D.C. »
WMFHA members joined the National Apartment Association for their annual Capitol Conference and Lobby Day in Washington D....
Monday, March 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Session Update »
State Legislative Report   The 2016 regular legislative session ended March 10 without consensus on a supple...
Thursday, January 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
State & Local Government Affairs Report »
State Legislative Update The Washington State Legislature convened its eight and a half week (60 day) session on J...
Thursday, November 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
WMFHA Meets with Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rodgers »
WMFHA's Eastern Washington Government Affairs Committee meets with Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rodgers   A gro...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senator Andy Hill Named WMFHA's Legislator of the Year »
  State Senator Andy Hill named Legislator of the Year by the Washington Multi-Family Housing Association....
Wednesday, September 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Deceased Tenant Law »
Important Information  WMFHA has created a memorandum and forms to assist property management staff in understandi...
Monday, August 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Year in Review »
Washington State Legislature A 105-day regular legislative session reached a record setting 176 days as the Washin...
Friday, May 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update - May 15, 2015 »
STATE LEGISLATIVE UPDATE   May 15, 2015 The 2015 regular legislative session came to an anticlimactic end o...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update - April 7, 2015 »
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE APRIL 7, 2015   We are in the final stretch. The last three weeks of session are moving q...
Monday, March 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update - March 16, 2015 »
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE  - MARCH 16, 2015     ...
Thursday, March 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update - February 28, 2015 »
WMFHA Members at the 2015 Day on the Hill February 26, 2015...
Monday, February 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update - February 9, 2015 »
Legislative Update     Some of...
Monday, January 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update - January 25, 2015 »
  Washington state Lt. Gov. Brad Owen opens the Senate’s 2015 legislative session in Olympia Monday J...
Friday, January 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Terrorism Risk Insurance is Reauthorized »
Good News:  Yesterday, the Senate passed H.R. 26, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015...
Tuesday, December 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Terrorism Insurance Set to Expire »
See the information below from Greg Brown, National Apartment Association Senior Vice President of Government Affairs:...
Wednesday, December 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
2014 Legislative Year End Report »
Advocating for the Multi-Family Industry! Government Affairs Year End Report for 2014...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rental Registration Deadline is Sept. 30 »
Rental Registration and Inspection Ordinance DEADLINE IS TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 The deadline for registering a...

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