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

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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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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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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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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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