Late yesterday, Governor Inslee extended the statewide eviction moratorium an additional 60 days to August 1, 2020. A copy of the new eviction moratorium can be found here. Details of the changes can be found below. Despite real evidence that rental payments are largely being made, our members... Continue Reading
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Washington Multi-Family Housing Association conducted a survey of members to understand better the property owner consequences of the Washington Eviction Moratorium. The May survey results found an increase in non-rent material lease violations, including a more than doubling of incidents of... Continue Reading
Property Management Members: Whitewater Creek Inc DGE Investments daydream apartments North Pacific Properties Property Members: Mid / 100th University Etruria Houses Mary Maple Leaf The Residences at Rainier Square Cedardale Apartments Andresen Lofts Taylor Creek Apartments Ivy Ridge... Continue Reading
Renton, Washington – Washington Multi-Family Housing Association’s (WMFHA) found 90.35 percent of statewide apartment homes made a full or partial payment by May 13, 2020. The data was collected from the association’s 267,000 professionally managed homes in the state. This is... Continue Reading
On May 11, 2020, the Seattle City Council passed two more bills affecting the landlord-tenant relationship. The laws become effective immediately upon the Mayor's signature. Each bill is described below. The law applies to properties located in the city of Seattle only. These laws, on top of the... Continue Reading
On Monday May 4, the Seattle City Council passed an ordinance that extends the eviction moratorium for nonpayment an additional 6 months after the Mayor's eviction moratorium terminates. Currently, the city of Seattle's eviction moratorium is set to expire on June 4. This is the same date the... Continue Reading
On April 24, 2020, as an early first step in re-opening Washington's economy, Governor Inslee released a framework to open construction activities. Construction activities will be permissible under certain conditions that focus on the health and safety of the construction workers while ensuring... Continue Reading
Weidner Apartment Homes has grown to include properties in 12 states since opening in Seattle in 1977. When the coronavirus outbreak hit their hometown, they knew the situation was serious. Weidner’s Kirkland office is less than a mile from the nursing home where the outbreak began. As they... Continue Reading
Residents across Washington who are impacted by the economic fallout of COVID-19 are understandably worried about paying rent. With one-third of renters paying partial or no rent in April, and rising unemployment, it’s reasonable to expect that this number will increase in the coming weeks.... Continue Reading
Welcome to our #WMFHAbulous new members! Property Management Companies: Mynd Management Inc Graf Investments Property Members: 16th & Cherry Modera First Hill The Pop Inlet View The Hadley Midtown 64 Modera Redmond Continue Reading
Renton, Washington – Washington Multi-Family Housing Association’s (WMFHA) found 89.46 percent of statewide apartment homes made a full or partial payment by April 13, 2020. The data was collected from the association’s 267,000 professionally managed homes in the state. This is... Continue Reading