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Renton, Washington – Washington Multi-Family Housing Association’s (WMFHA) found 94.6% of statewide apartment homes made a full or...

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New data released by King County shows that while the breadth of people behind on rent is historically high, the depth of the challenge may not be...

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Monday, February 15, 2021 marked the first policy cutoff in the Washington legislature. The next important cutoff is March 9, when all proposals...

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Governor Inslee Moves Counties to Phase 2 On Thursday, January 28, Governor Inslee announced that two regions will move to Phase 2 of the Healthy...

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2020 will certainly be a year to remember, and a year to forget.

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Renton, Washington – Washington Multi-Family Housing Association’s (WMFHA) found 88.23 percent of statewide apartment homes made a full...

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The Governor released official Fitness and Training COVID-19 Guidance on Wednesday night. The Guidance describes reopening of unstaffed indoor...

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As legislators convene for a historic 2021 legislative session, we urge them to make housing access, affordability, and market health a top...

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The 2021 state legislature is now in session. Over the next several months policymakers will be deciding some of the most important pieces of...

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One notable change in the moratorium: housing providers are now able to access rental assistance on behalf of tenants.

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Eviction moratorium extended to March 31, 2021

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Washington Multi-Family Housing Association’s (WMFHA) found 85% of statewide apartment homes made a full or partial payment by December 13, 2020....

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