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New Member Report - May 2021
New Member Report - May 2021

Thanks for joining! Continue Reading

Postedby Jim Wiard (deleted)
Date posted05/24/2021


Mask Guidance for Businesses
Mask Guidance for Businesses

Employers can continue to require employees wear a face covering, regardless of vaccination status. Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted05/24/2021


We Need More Housing. Not Arbitrary Eviction Laws that Take Rental Homes off the Market
We Need More Housing. Not Arbitrary Eviction Laws that Take Rental Homes off the Market

Councilmember Kshama Sawant recently proposed an extended ban on evictions pegged to the school year. Continue Reading

Postedby Jim Wiard (deleted)
Date posted05/18/2021


New State COVID Guidelines
New State COVID Guidelines

Governor Inslee announced Washington will fully reopen by June 30, 2021, if not sooner when the state reaches a 70% vaccination threshold. Continue Reading

Postedby Jim Wiard (deleted)
Date posted05/14/2021


Rent Collection Dips in April
Rent Collection Dips in April

We found 90.4% of statewide apartment homes made a full or partial payment by April 30, 2021. Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted05/14/2021


In Person Event Safety Guidelines
In Person Event Safety Guidelines

Adhering to all CDC guidelines and beyond... Continue Reading

Postedby Jim Wiard (deleted)
Date posted05/3/2021


WMFHA Events Liability Waiver
WMFHA Events Liability Waiver

Communicable diseases such as COVID-19 are highly contagious viruses that pose inherent risks. By participating in classes, meetings, or events hosted by WMFHA, you hereby assert you do so voluntarily and therefore you knowingly assume any and all risks related. Continue Reading

Postedby Jim Wiard (deleted)
Date posted05/3/2021


Housing Providers Begin to Sell
Housing Providers Begin to Sell

Since the start of COVID-19, the number of housing providers selling or occupying their rental properties in Washington state has increased significantly year-over-year. This increase is largely due to the financial stress the extended eviction moratorium has caused them. Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted05/3/2021


Just Cause Evictions
Just Cause Evictions

This is part 3 of the legislative update, focusing specifically on the just cause eviction legislation that was passed this year.  Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted04/30/2021


Summary of Senate Bill 5160
Summary of Senate Bill 5160

From the start of the pandemic it was clear some sort of legislative action would be necessary to address the return to normality. Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted04/28/2021


End of Legislative Session Report - Vol. 1
End of Legislative Session Report - Vol. 1

Sunday marked the final day (Sine Die) of the 2021, first ever full virtual, legislative session. Since January, the WMFHA Government Affairs team has worked tirelessly on behalf of the rental housing industry to create the best path forward towards recovery and normalcy.  Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted04/27/2021


New Member Report - April 2021
New Member Report - April 2021

Thanks to our new members for joining! Continue Reading

Postedby Jim Wiard (deleted)
Date posted04/15/2021