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Economic Injurty and Disaster Loans (EIDLs). As Monument notes, the CARES Act temporarily expands eligibility for SBA Economic Injury Disaster...

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Dear WMFHA member,Over the past week, we've been working with our partners in the real estate industry to confirm with the state that residential...

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Engagement can be defined as the act or state of interlocking. To encourage Washington Multi-Family Housing Association (WMFHA) members to...

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Our current membership reaches 1,499 communities, 259 industry supplier companies, and 170 management companies. In terms of individuals, we have...

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Our event and educational training attendance were off the charts in 2019! We held 79 events and educational offerings throughout the year. 30 of...

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We introduced a lot of new and different ideas to engage our members in 2019, and a lot of these ideas came directly from our members! We believe...

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Our most passionate volunteer and supporter with her unwavering service to the association and industry, her exemplary leadership skills and...

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Dear WMFHA members,The manner in which we as housing providers manage this unprecedented crisis will dictate how the public will recognize us as...

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The total value of 2020 scholarships being awarded is $31,305! NALP Recipients | CAM Recipients | CAPS Recipients | CAMT Recipients | CAS...

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Housing providers are doing everything they can, but a long-term solution is needed to address housing during COVID-19 and beyond. COVID-19...

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Dear WMFHA members,I hope that you, your family, friends, and colleagues are staying positive during these unprecedented times. I want to update you...

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Assistance for Small Businesses Across the United States, multifamily communities are grappling with the COVID-19 outbreak. Social distancing is...

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Dear valued members,The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) yesterday announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Enterprises will offer...

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Dear valued member, As the country and multifamily industry face unprecedented challenges due to the outbreak of COVID-19, we are doing all we can...

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Dear WMFHA members,Today, Governor Inslee announced a shelter-in-place order called Stay Home, Stay Healthy. It goes into effect on Wednesday, March...

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Last night, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Executive Order N-33-20 mandating all individuals living in California to stay home or at their...

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Welcome to our new members! Property Management Members: Prospect Property Management LLC Property Members: Landmark Apartments Bellepark East...

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Washington continues to grow. Our state’s population has exploded by 12 percent in the last decade with no sign of slowing. By 2030,...

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While many properties in Washington have already been converted to smoke-free, or have been built recently and adopted smoke-free policies from...

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Dear WMFHA members, Today, Governor Inslee announced a statewide eviction moratorium. The Governor's order prohibits rental housing providers from...

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An update on the coronavirus-related government actions. ***update March 18, 2020 - The WA Supreme Court has ordered a stay of all Writs until...

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Support for King County Renters Impacted by COVID-19 King County is experiencing the highest rate of COVID-19 illness in the country and the...

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NMHC: Coronavirus Preparedness for Apartment Firms The Center for Disease Control (CDC) is currently monitoring a new outbreak of coronavirus,...

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Dear WMFHA Members, We have received your inquiries regarding our current and future activities as it relates to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Below is a...

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Tuesday, March 10, is the Washington Presidential Primary. Your vote matters! Regardless of whether you have voted, housing remains a critical...

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Hear from Shawn Brien of Servpro of Seattle Northwest, an Emerald Award finalist for Industry Partner of the Year and exhibitor at EdCon, about his...

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On Tuesday, the House and Senate voted on three landlord-tenant bills. For all intents and purposes, this is the final hurdle for these legislative...

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Though the outlook for COVID-19 in Washington is uncertain, it is important to stay vigilant and current on the spread of the disease and the latest...

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The 2020 legislative session is “half over.” There are two weeks left and the pace at which legislation moves increases a...

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Congratulations to this year's recipients!

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Our members make our world go 'round! New Property Members: Renton Sage Vigilant Vancouver Evergreen Ridge Apartments Ballinger...

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Last Wednesday, the House and Senate began marathon floor sessions to vote on policies that survived the first policy and fiscal cut-offs. The floor...

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Valentine's Day is the perfect time to celebrate love in the multifamily industry! Meet some of the couples from the WMFHA membership: Stephanie...

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Yesterday, by a 7-0 vote, the Seattle City Council passed a law that allows a tenant to say: “It’s winter. You can’t evict...

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Four things to know about Week 4 of the legislative session. 1. Any proposal that did not receive a hearing or a vote by its policy committee is...

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This Friday marks the first significant deadline of the 2020 legislative session when bills must be voted out of their policy committee. If a bill...

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HUD recently released guidance clarifying the terms under which a tenant may request a reasonable accommodation to keep an animal as a service...

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In this session, policymakers in Olympia are considering Senate Bill 6490, legislation intended to limit the use of criminal history in tenant...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring the outbreak of a novel (meaning new) coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was...

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released new guidance to clarify the responsibilities of both rental housing...

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In Olympia last week: The House Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee held a hearing on HB 2453, implementing "just cause" requirements in...

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Washington's 66th Biennium resumed this week in Olympia. Washington’s legislative cycle is two years long, with sessions lasting 105 days in...

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Eviction Moratoriums Harm Residents and Housing Providers: Washington Needs More Holistic Solutions to Address the Cause of Evictions and...

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Maintenance Mania! is a nationwide competition to see who is the fastest in eight maintenance-focused challenges. Competitors can win cash, bragging...

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Apartment companies doing business in California or with Californians must be ready to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the...

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Potential new members to the association ask us what WMFHA does. To answer, we generally discuss our three “buckets” of service,...

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Congratulations to the finalists! ASSISTANT COMMUNITY MANAGER OF THE YEAR 1-300 UNITS Allen Pedroso, Chelsea at Juanita Village - Thrive Allison...

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Congratulations to the finalists! ASSISTANT COMMUNITY MGR. OF THE YEAR 1-150 UNITS Elizabeth Hooper, Trail Lodge - Coast Property...

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Management Companies: Northwest Property Management American Capital Realty Group Properties: The Millenium Aura Totem Lake Stazione...

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Bio: I come from the small town of Sumner WA. I have two wonderful kids that attend school in the Sumner school district. Prior to beginning my...

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Recent findings by the National Apartment Association (NAA) reveal rent control’s potential effects on four major U.S. cities. NAA’s...

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Thanks to all our donors! At Holiday Giving Gala this year, you will find an array of gifts and goodies at the silent auction and up for raffle. Get...

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We recently wrote about best practices for local SEO and how to incorporate them into your digital marketing strategy. Today we’ll be...

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Bio: I have lived in Western Washington for the majority of my life. I have worked in maintenance for a total of 6 years. Five of those years were...

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GIVEAWAY Round 1 @ 12:30 p.m. Paw and Parent Patrol A Paw Patrol Ultimate Rescue fire truck PLUS a $50 Dining Out gift certificate Donated by: ...

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According to EvictionLab.org, Washington’s eviction rate has continued to fall from its 2005 peak of 1.45% to 0.82% in 2016, the latest year...

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New Management Company Members: Kiemle Hagood Saratoga Capital Inc TWG High River LLC DABCO Property Management LLC Precision...

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When you pick up your phone and search for something “near me,” the ads that show up are a great example of local marketing in action....

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We held our annual economic forecast luncheon, the Washington Apartment Outlook (WAO), with a record 825 industry professionals in attendance....

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On Monday, October 7, the City of Burien passed a bill creating a local rental housing code requiring "just cause" for termination of a tenancy,...

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The City of Seattle recently passed legislation requiring changes to the notices served to residents. These laws were signed by the Mayor on October...

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ASSISTANT COMMUNITY MGR. OF THE YEAR 1-300 UNITS Alice Pearson, Woodridge Park - Allied Residential Allen Pedroso, Chelsea at Juanita Village -...

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ASSISTANT COMMUNITY MNG. OF THE YEAR 1-150 UNITS Elizabeth Hooper, Trail Lodge Apartments - Coast Property Management Isabelle Dean, Montgomery...

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More than $22,000 of goods and services were donated to our 5th annual Volunteer Impact Day! Rebuilding Together Seattle brings volunteers and...

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Thank you for joining us! Property Members: Sheridan Beach Terrace Andrew's Arms Andrew's Glen Andrew's...

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Apartment Industry & Its Residents Contribute $3.4 Trillion to the National Economy A new Hoyt Advisory Study commissioned by the National...

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The City of Federal Way is considering a rental registration and inspection program. The program will be proposed and considered by the City...

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An article which appeared in last Saturday’s Tacoma News Tribune highlighting new landlord-tenant laws included several assertions by tenant...

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Bio: As a Spokane native, I have enjoyed my experiences within this great city from the time I was born. I now enjoy this beautiful city with...

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Welcome aboard to our new valued members! Property Management Members: Premier Residential Reliant Property Management Cirrus Asset Management Walls...

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On average, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 9 men experience some form of domestic violence at the hands of an intimate partner in America. Here in...

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When did you start with AFB and what was your first position? 1991. I started in our Renton distribution warehouse pulling mini-blind orders and...

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Summer is photo season! It's that time of the year when the sun is out and our properties look their best in natural light. We have all heard the...

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The subject of housing affordability is front and center in the national conversation. The causes of rising housing costs and available and...

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IN TOTAL WE HAVE DONATED: 10,533 lbs. = 8,778 meals! TOP COMMUNITIES THIS QUARTER: Riverside Park Apartments, Tarragon Property Services - 272...

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We are so glad all of our new members joined us! Member Mondays Virtual Meeting - Make the Most of Your Membership! New Management Company...

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Can you tell me a bit about your role working with the multifamily housing industry/Xfinity Communities Team? I started in a sales call center...

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The Seattle City Council recently amended a 2015 law requiring notice to the Seattle Office of Housing and Seattle Housing Authority of the owner's...

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Ty Reiff, Project Manager from Allied Residential, was interviewed about his experience at EdCon featuring Maintenance Mania in 2019. Here is what...

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Washington Multi-Family Housing Association (WMFHA) is deeply committed to using the strength and passion of our membership to make a positive...

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Our charitable programs serve the needs of our entire membership and our community members. At DAWN, our Chili Cook-Off event “is the number...

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2018 marked our twelfth year supporting DAWN. We raised $46,964 in 2018, a huge increase of 29% more than the previous year. Over the years we...

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Our programs are innovative, inclusive and far-reaching. We proudly serve our partners year after year and constantly look for ways to keep things...

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Engaging our members in community service is a piece of keeping our costs down for these programs. In 2018 we had multiple volunteer committees...

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“What attracted me to volunteering with WMFHA was getting a big group of people together that can make a huge difference,” says...

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We are in the business of providing healthy homes and communities for people to grow in. Therefore, the impact of our charitable efforts is near and...

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We love sharing the contributions our members make in the community with the public. We make sure the message is broadcasted far and wide through...

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What's WMFHA and why should you be engaged? We invite all of our new members and current members who want to learn more to join us for our first New...

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Source all of your suppliers in one day and meet some great companies that want to serve your needs! Supplier Partner Members Registered: 1-800...

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Biography: I was born and raised here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. I joined the property management industry basically right out of high...

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Want a chance for personal, dedicated time with some of these prominent residential property management companies? Register for our 8th annual...

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As published in Rental Housing Journal's May 2019 On-Site Who Wants Affordable...

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The Seattle Office of Housing published the 2019 maximum income and rent schedules for the various income-restricted housing programs operating...

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We are highlighting our wonderful Supplier Partner members to share the great work they do for our industry and the unique qualities they bring to...

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We think our new members are WMFHAbulous! Management Companies Properties Supplier Partners Milestone Property Management Gateway by...

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On April 24, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published the 2019 Median Income schedules which set limits for...

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Biography: I have been in the multifamily housing industry for 25 years this September, beginning my career as a Leasing Agent. I am now an Asset...

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Thank you for making a difference in our communities with Northwest Harvest and Move For Hunger! TOP COMMUNITIES THIS QUARTER: 1. The Century...

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Smart Burner Heating Element: Winner: Brendon Walsh, Allied Residential Runner Up: Anel Hasagic, Allied Residential ...

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Management Companies: Lincoln Property Company Quantum Residential Properties: Northstar Apartments Milwaukee Park Southside by Vintage Andante...

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Wednesday, April 17, marks the final day the legislature may consider a proposal from the opposite house. The remaining time is devoted to...

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"I began getting involved with WMFHA when I was just 19 years old. During the past 12 years, I have connected with so many amazing people who have...

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The Democratic Party may have the majority in both chambers of the Washington State Legislature, but their proposed Biennium Operating Budgets...

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Thank you for joining us! Management Companies: Guide Property Services Fore Property Company Properties: Trailwood Destination...

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CONGRATULATIONS! We are pleased to announce the following scholarship recipients for 2019 credential programs. These scholarships represent over...

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"I saw an ad on Meetup.com for Tapas & Topics, clicked on Tricia's name to inquire about attending, and she responded back immediately."...

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March 13 marks the last day the house of origin (the House of Representatives or Senate) may consider any bill introduced in the respective chamber...

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Those of us who are old enough remember the famous Schoolhouse Rock animation of “I’m Just A Bill”. That video certainly motivated...

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Share your EdCon story for a chance to win cash! The story with the most likes and shares combined wins $300! Use the hashtag #MyEdConStory and tag...

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Friday, February 22 marked the first policy cut off in the State Legislature. Any policy that was not voted out of its committee of origin is...

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Featured website sponsor blog! In 2017 Blaise Hilton, Jay Tallon, Jennifer Miranda, and Enrique Isas came together with over 30 years of...

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♫ Here we go, members, here we go! ♫ Management Companies Properties Supplier Partners Forty2 Le Chateau Urban Complex General...

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Maintenance Mania! is a nationwide competition to see who is the fastest in eight maintenance-focused challenges. Competitors can win cash, bragging...

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What a fantastic Emerald Awards celebration! And the 2019 Emerald Awards go to...

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Did you know that more than 872,000 Washington residents are food insecure and at the same time, over 40% of all food produced in the United States...

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Donate used or unused goods from your communities to Habitat for Humanity Stores! Renovating or rehabbing apartment homes at your property? Have a...

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Website Sponsor: Apartment Advantage Staffing's blog feature! The 2012 winner of the Industry Partner of the Year Emerald Award, Apartment...

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Beginning Friday, February 1, new landlord-tenant laws take effect for properties in the City of Tacoma only. Jump to Information required at the...

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Property Management: Properties: Supplier Partners: Real Property Management Today Arras Blue Pine Construction Company Phinney...

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Apartmentalize: June 26 - 28, 2019 Denver, CO The apartment industry's premier event will be in Denver, Colorado this year. Whether you're early...

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As the government shutdown continues to drag on into the second month, there is a lot of media attention directed at the government's ability to...

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Share your Members Using Members story and win $300 cash! Help us spread the word about Members Using Members by sharing your story, and be entered...

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Website sponsorships include a blog feature! Their motto “Do the Right Thing” is not just a marketing scheme – they mean it. When...

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As I reflect on 2018, I am in awe of what an exceptional year we had! There are too many people to thank here, but my appreciation goes to all our...

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Biography: Kendehl Rojanasthien started as a Business Development and Regional Manager at Thrive Communities in 2014, after completing her MBA at...

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Our first feature blog included with a website sponsorship! HNN Associates, LLC’s mission is to be a great company that provides outstanding...

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As you are probably aware, the U.S. Government entered a partial shutdown at midnight on Saturday, Dec. 22. The shutdown is now in its second week...

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Congratulations to all of your 2018 NAAEI credential earners! National Apartment Leasing Professionals: Adriana Vargas,...

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We work for you! Management Companies: Modern Luxe Condos Spinnaker Property Management Safe Harbor Property...

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Tacoma's Rental Housing Code Effective February 1, 2019 On November 20, Tacoma City Council passed an ordinance which creates specific renter...

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You showed up during the season for giving to children and joined us in setting a new fundraising record for Holiday Giving Gala! You showed you...

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Establishing a Smoke-Free policy in an apartment community has not only been a growing trend with rental housing providers in Washington and across...

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After seven months of negotiations, the Tacoma City Council passed a Rental Housing Code on the evening of 11/20/18. The majority of the new laws...

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At Holiday Giving Gala this year, you will find an array of gifts and goodies at the silent auction. Get your bids in early, because this year we...

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Tonight, the Federal Way City Council will consider new sizable fees on multifamily developments, including those that offer on-site accessory...

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Welcome to our new family members! Property Management Companies: Avanath Realty Inc. Bell Partners CWS Apartment Homes Hunt Pacific...

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Biography Matt brings over 13 years of managing multiple projects, growing revenue, and exceeding goals through strategic problem-solving. His...

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We heard California residents loud and clear defeat Proposition 10 62% to 38%. Prop. 10 would have overturned the state’s Costa Hawkins...

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Property Management Candidates: Natasha Amira, Vice President of Operations for Avenue5 Residential Natasha began her real estate career in 2005....

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Wow, we really did make Jim sweat with WMFHA's match to your donations at our 12th annual Chili Cook-Off Charity Event! We blew past last year's...

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Keep up the great work! This quarter you have all donated 1,032 pounds of food which amounts to 860 meals! Our top communities for this quarter...

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Welcome to the WMFHA family, new members! Property Members: Magnolia Puget Park Redmond Ridge Village Vista The Landing at Angle Lake Calabria...

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Biography Katie Phelan was born into this industry. She was serving notices on her mother's hip by the time she was 3 years old and eventually...

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13 of our fantastic members came together on Saturday, October 13, 2018, to Rebuild Together during our annual Day of Impact. A huge thank you goes...

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The Fox Cove Apartments in Burien recently sold and new owners are seeking to renovate and improve the property. The prior owner allowed the...

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Here are your nominees for the 2019 Emerald Awards: Assistant Community Manager of the Year 1-300 UNITS Emilie Wehage, AMLI at Bellevue Park -...

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Here are your nominees for the 2019 Emerald Awards: Assistant Community Manager of the Year 1-150 UNITS Amber Burgess, Riverside at Trutina -...

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Beginning in 2019, all rental properties located within the City of Seattle will be required to renew their rental registration license. We recently...

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Since April, WMFHA and local housing providers and other rental housing associations have been working with the City of Tacoma to find reasonable...

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Washington Multi-Family Housing Association (WMFHA) Launches New Career Center The best and brightest property...

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Thank you for joining! We are pleased to be working for you! Property Members Supplier Members Wisteria Walk Monarch Landscaping Union...

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Your Rights as a Property Owner and the Seattle Waterfront LID As you may know, the City of Seattle is in the process of creating a special tax...

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Thanks to everyone who filled out our 15 Year Anniversary Questionnaire survey! We are happy to share the results with you and looking forward to...

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The most comprehensive report for apartment housing operations data is available for pre-order today! What percentage is total operating costs...

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Did you know your WMFHA membership comes with FREE membership in the National Apartment Association (NAA)? NAA is a federation of 160 state and...

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We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new members! Property Members: Nova North Addison on Fourth Castle Real Estate Station...

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The most significant threat to multifamily industry in decades... Is the potential of Proposition 10 passing in California. Residents will vote this...

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& The first Property Management Bachelor’s program in our region launches this fall at North Seattle College (NSC)....

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Now through Oct. 31, 2018 we are offering 25% off National Apartment Association Education Institute's online learning through Visto! Too busy for...

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Did you know? Last year, we received 470 nominations across all categories! Community Service awards, Industry Partner of the Year, and...

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Every year, Seattle Business Magazine accepts self-nominations from companies who do business in Washington State for their 100 Best Companies to...

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You've donated almost 5,000 meals! Move For Hunger works with WMFHA properties to deliver bags to residents who give notice to move out. Residents...

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Welcome to our newest members! Properties: Ascend ApartmentsHeron Flats + Lofts124 Line PropertiesSKY...

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Biography Jay joined the residential property management industry in 2011, filling a role as maintenance and office assistant for a 107-door...

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Eleven candidates for our National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP) program are now official credential holders! Congratulations to: Amanda...

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We asked our members, why WMFHA? Property Managers said: "I'm a committee member and a CAPS credential holder. I'm a member for training...

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Property Management Companies: Allied Residential AMC, LLC AMLI Residential Avenue5 Residential Berkshire Communities Cambridge Management Coast...

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Build your sales funnel by getting your brand in front of prospective clients! Here's how: Make sure your WMFHA Supplier profile is up to date with...

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We are proud to announce our newest WMFHA team member - Kelly Wakefield! Kelly is our new Director of Marketing and Communications and we are...

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Washington Multi-Family Housing Association has been pleased to serve on the Advisory Board at North Seattle College that helped launch the first...

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Welcome to the new Washington Multi-Family Housing Association website! Wmfha.org has a brand new look and updated technology in an effort to better...

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As printed in the Landlord Times On-Site Publication, May 2018 Eviction: The National Debate Heats Up The rental housing industry understands that...

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After suspending rent increases in the MFTE program in early April, the Seattle Office of Housing published income and rent schedules for the MFTE...

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The Multi-Family Tax Exemption (MFTE) program is a highly successful affordable housing program authorized by the City of Seattle to create...

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(as published in the Rental Housing Journal "On-Site") The Washington Multi-Family Housing Association has become the go-to source for local,...

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On May 14, a new law takes effect in Seattle which may change how you offer and charge for parking to residential and commercial tenants. The law...

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SHOW YOUR SKILLS AND COMPETE FOR CASH, BRAGGING RIGHTS AND PRIDE! Ask any property manager and they will tell you - Service Teams are the backbone...

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The State legislative session concluded in the late hours of March 8 and for the first time in five years lawmakers did not enter a special session...

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April is RPM Careers Month! This year RPM Careers month has been refreshed with a new @rmpcareers Instagram account! Instead of a selfie contest,...

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On Wednesday, March 28, Seattle's First-in-Time law was struck down by a King County Superior Court Judge Suzanne Parisien. The law, passed in...

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The City of Kent recently passed an ordinance creating a rental registration and inspection program to identify and inspect basic health and...

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WMFHA is pleased to announce the following Scholarship recipients for the 2018 Credential programs. These scholarships represent over $16,600 in...

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Join WMFHA in Welcoming Our Q1 New Members! New Supplier Partners Anyone Home Inc. Apex Surety Instruments LLC Bastion Security Best Home...

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After receiving a report from the University of Washington Associated Student Body regarding websites that provide rent bidding services, the...

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The Washington Multi-Family Housing Association (WMFHA) welcomes the passage of Engrossed Third Substitute House Bill 2578 establishing statewide...

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The City of Bellingham recently passed a law creating additional tenant protections for residents living in rental properties. The law affects all...

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It’s the bottom of the 9th inning in Olympia this week. Thursday, March 8 marks the end of the 2018 regular session. Recall last year, the end...

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It's the beginning of March Madness in the Legislature. By Friday, March 2, all legislation must be passed out of the opposite house from where it...

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Presented in partnership with our Emerald Sponsors LEASING CONSULTANT OF THE YEAR ASSISTANT COMMUNITY...

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Last week marked the ‘half way point’ in the legislative session. February 14 was the last day any bill could receive consideration in...

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Over 1,200 people gathered on February 16, 2018, as we held our 8th annual Emerald Awards. After a lengthy, thorough nomination and judging process,...

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The City of Seattle’s Fair Chance Housing ordinance took effect Monday, February 19, 2018. With the city of Seattle limts, the use of...

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On Friday both the House and Senate voted on and passed amended source of income proposals. Wednesday, February 14, marks the final day the Chamber...

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A few things lived and a few things died. This week was the policy cut off for both the House and Senate. This means that if a bill did not...

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2017 – A Look Back at a Record-Breaking Year As excited as I am in closing out a very successful and fulfilling year in 2017, I am more...

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Week 3 in Olympia brought a public hearing on rent control and more negotiations on source of income. Things are moving quickly in Olympia. There is...

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It's never slow and it is never quiet in Olympia during any legislative session and this one is no exception. There are only 10 business days left...

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We’re back! January 8th marked the first day of the 2018 legislative session. Today we are one week into the legislative session, and...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Wiard, WMFHA Executive Director (425) 656-9077 jim@wmfha.org The Washington Multi-Family Housing Association...

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On August 14, 2017, the Seattle City Council passed an ordinance 8-0, which prevents housing providers from considering a person’s prior...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Wiard, WMFHA Executive Director (425) 656-9077 jim@wmfha.org The Washington Multi-Family Housing Association...

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Move For Hunger Expands Program with Support from CORT National nonprofit teams up with furniture rental and retail company to combat food...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Wiard, WMFHA Executive Director (425) 656-9077 jim@wmfha.org The Washington Multi-Family Housing Association...

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On Monday August 14, 2017, the Seattle City Council passed an ordinance 8-0, which prevents housing providers from considering a person’s...

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“Protect the Lease” Campaign on Tax Reform When Donald Trump won the Presidency, the Republican Party found itself in control of...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Adrienne Walkowiak Jim Lapides Carole...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Adrienne Walkowiak Jim Lapides Carole Roper 603/659-9345...

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New addition to the WMFHA team! The Washington Multi-Family Housing Association is pleased to announce the addition of a new staff member. Katrina...

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National Apartment Association Launches “Protect the Lease” Grassroots Campaign Focused on Tax Reform The National Apartment...

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2017 NAA Survey of Income & Expenses The National Apartment Association (NAA) is currently in the process of encouraging participation in the...

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NAA Releases New Amenities Research Report The National Apartment Association’s much-anticipated original research report focused on the...

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We’ve reached the point in the legislative process where any proposed legislation must have passed out of its house of origin to continue...

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National Apartment Housing Day, April 6th, Celebrates "Home" For All Americans April 6th marks National Apartment Housing Day, the apartment...

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Positive perception of apartments and their residents is on an upswing. There is growing recognition that renters are a large and diverse group of...

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State Legislative Update We’re fresh off another successful “Day on the Hill” where WMFHA members met with their elected...

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NAA and NMHC, with the assistance of Winstead PC, have just released a memorandum with guidance concerning the licensing of music used at apartment...

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Thank you for a great 2016! As the year comes to a close, we have much to be thankful for as we look ahead to another year of service to the...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Jim Wiard, WMFHA Executive Director (425) 656-9077 jim@wmfha.org Washington Multi-Family Housing Association partners...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Jim Wiard, WMFHA Executive Director (425) 656-9077 jim@wmfha.org The Washington Multi-Family Housing Association...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Jim Wiard, WMFHA Executive Director (425) 656-9077 jim@wmfha.org The Washington Multi-Family Housing Association...

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Guidance came from the White House on how local communities can help solve the housing supply problem. The National Multifamily Housing Council...

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A Message From The National Apartment Association on Housing Affordability There is a continued discussion locally, statewide and across the...

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A new law affecting rental housing in the City of Seattle only was unanimously passed by the City Council on Monday August 8, 2016. The law becomes...

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From the Government Affairs Team at the NAA: Member Advisory: Fair Housing – Familial Status Litigation A fair housing complaint has been...

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It has recently come to our attention that the Attorney General of Washington has been conducting fair housing testing on the use of criminal...

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On June 18, 2016 - Our Executive Director Jim Wiard - walked across the stage in San Francisco and received the Chris Christenson Association...

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New landlord-tenant laws take effect today. First, the law requires that you indicate whether you accept a comprehensive reusable tenant screening...

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The National Apartment Association recently published a white paper on Familial Housing protected class. The Fair Housing Act prohibits...

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Affordable Housing Week is this week (May 16th-22). Demand for housing has never been higher than it is now. More than 38 million individuals live...

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NMHC released it's Top 50 Apartment Owners list for 2016! Congratulations to the WMFHA members who made the list! #6 - Equity Residential#10 -...

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NAA/NMHC White Paper on Resident Screening Policies for Ex-Offenders Now Available NAA/NMHC’s new white paper on HUD’s recently-issued...

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On March 28, 2016, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published new income limits which determines eligibility for...

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HUD recently released 'Guidance' on the application of Fair Housing Standards in a prospective tenant's criminal background screening. The guidance,...

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New Law Changes Security Deposit Refund Timing from 14 to 21 Days We are pleased to announce that after many years of advocacy efforts in...

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Loss Mitigation Trust Fund Account Established to Compensate Landlords for Damage. The legislature recently passed a Supplemental Budget which...

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Senator Cantwell Launches National Campaign to Increase Federal Resources for Affordable Housing U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), joined by...

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WMFHA members joined the National Apartment Association for their annual Capitol Conference and Lobby Day inWashington D.C. NAA affiliate members...

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State Legislative Report The 2016 regular legislative session ended March 10 without consensus on a supplemental budget. As a result the Governor...

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Be a Grassroots Advocate On February 3rd, 40 WMFHA members converged on the Capitol Mall in Olympia to lobby our state legislators for the annual...

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APARTMENTS. WE LIVE HERE. In communities across the country, apartments work – helping people live in a home that’s right for them....

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State Legislative Update The Washington State Legislature convened its eight and a half week (60 day) session on January 11. Sentiment across the...

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Skylar Olsen PhD, Senior Economist for Zillow Group, gave an excellent presentation to WMFHA members at the January Membership Meeting titled...

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