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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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