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Remaining Covid Emergency Orders and State of Emergency to End by October 31, Governor Inslee Announces

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On Tuesday, August 16, the Olympia City Council passed a new “Tenant Protection” Ordinance” with several...

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On Wednesday, August 3, the Kirkland City Council passed a new “Tenant Protection” Ordinance with several requirements/prohibitions....

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On Monday July 25, the Kenmore City Council passed a new “just cause” ordinance with several requirements/prohibitions regarding...

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On Tuesday July 19, the Redmond City Council passed a new “Tenant Protection” Ordinance with several requirements/prohibitions....

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We are only six months into 2022, but the trend of housing providers leaving the Seattle market hasn’t slowed down. According to the latest...

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Dispute Resolution Centers (DRCs) across the state are tasked with handling mediation between housing providers and residents when issues with lease...

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And that's a wrap (Sine Die) with the industry victorious!

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Seattle sheds 9,759 more rental units, adds only 27 units...

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Take a look at these three local housing providers that share their reflections, expectations, and how they are moving forward post-moratorium.

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City of Kenmore (Ordinance) Creates a defense to eviction where the rent was unpaid during the public health emergency or a substantial increase...

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On Monday January 10, 2022, the City of Spokane passed an ordinance parroting language directly from the Governor's expired eviction...

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