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CatchAll Environmental: Your Stormwater Managers
CatchAll Environmental: Your Stormwater Managers

You’ve probably seen Jim Winskill or Erin Brewster at a WMFHA event in the past year. But did you ever stop to find out how Catchall Environmental can help save your properties money by maintaining your stormwater systems? Preventative maintenance now could save you a big headache in the future… Continue Reading

Postedby Kelly Wakefield (deleted)
Date posted01/20/2021


88 percent of Apartment Homes Paid rent as of January 14
88 percent of Apartment Homes Paid rent as of January 14

Renton, Washington – Washington Multi-Family Housing Association’s (WMFHA) found 88.23 percent of statewide apartment homes made a full or partial payment by January 14. The data was collected from the association’s 267,000 professionally managed homes in the state. This is a... Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted01/18/2021


Reopening Appointment-Based Fitness Centers
Reopening Appointment-Based Fitness Centers

The Governor released official Fitness and Training COVID-19 Guidance on Wednesday night. The Guidance describes reopening of unstaffed indoor fitness facilities in Phase 1, based on the below restrictions with one additional restriction - only one person per room. Therefore, in order to reopen... Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted01/14/2021


Dear Olympia, Housing Recovery is COVID Recovery
Dear Olympia, Housing Recovery is COVID Recovery

As legislators convene for a historic 2021 legislative session, we urge them to make housing access, affordability, and market health a top priority. Much focus is on how COVID-19 impacts residents’ ability to pay rent. Similarly, amidst reduced income, many housing providers continue to... Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted01/14/2021


2021 Washington Legislative Session
2021 Washington Legislative Session

The 2021 state legislature is now in session. Over the next several months policymakers will be deciding some of the most important pieces of legislation in years. Continue Reading

Postedby Jim Wiard (deleted)
Date posted01/8/2021


January 2021 Eviction Moratorium and Reopening Update
January 2021 Eviction Moratorium and Reopening Update

One notable change in the moratorium: housing providers are now able to access rental assistance on behalf of tenants. Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted01/6/2021


Washington receives $500 million in rental assistance
Washington receives $500 million in rental assistance

Eviction moratorium extended to March 31, 2021 Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted12/28/2020


New Member Report - December 2020
New Member Report - December 2020

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Postedby Jim Wiard (deleted)
Date posted12/17/2020


Only 85% Apartment Homes Paid Rent - December 2020
Only 85% Apartment Homes Paid Rent - December 2020

Washington Multi-Family Housing Association’s (WMFHA) found 85% of statewide apartment homes made a full or partial payment by December 13, 2020. The data was collected from the association’s 267,000 professionally managed homes in the state. Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted12/14/2020


PAH Rent Control Research Presented to State Lawmakers
PAH Rent Control Research Presented to State Lawmakers

PAH Rent Control Research Presented to State Lawmakers PAH Rent Control Research Presented to State Lawmakers Hi Coalition Members, Last Tuesday, Morgan Shook at ECONorthwest presented the Partnership for Affordable Housing’s rent control report released. Continue Reading

Postedby Jim Wiard (deleted)
Date posted12/7/2020


Announcing 2021 Emerald Award Finalists!
Announcing 2021 Emerald Award Finalists!

Congratulations to the 2021 Emerald Awards finalists! Finalists, download your social media kit here! Jump to: Community Manager of the Year | Assistant Community Manager of the Year | Leasing Consultant of the Year | Rookie of the Year - Office | Portfolio Manager of the Year | Maintenance... Continue Reading

Postedby Jim Wiard (deleted)
Date posted12/1/2020


Supporting Domestic Abuse Survivors During COVID-19
Supporting Domestic Abuse Survivors During COVID-19

The intense pressures of COVID-19 have exacerbated domestic and family violence, along with addiction and mental health challenges. Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted11/24/2020