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Policy Issues and Legal Topics Affecting Multifamily Housing

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Rental assistance is now available and accessible in some counties. In order to qualify for the Department of Commerce's Eviction Rent Assistance...

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Living Access Support Alliance (LASA) is now accepting applications for the Lakewood COVID-19 Rent Assistance program.

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Renton, Washington – Washington Multi-Family Housing Association’s (WMFHA) found 90.52 percent of statewide apartment homes made a full...

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This week Governor Inslee updated Guidance related to the use of indoor fitness centers including gyms, fitness studios, and multi-use indoor...

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The state of Washington has allocated $100 million of CARES Act General Relief Funds to rental assistance and the Department of Commerce has set...

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A sweeping package of restrictive new housing laws is sailing through the Auburn City Council that will add to the mounting challenges housing...

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Renton, Washington – Washington Multi-Family Housing Association’s (WMFHA) found 91.67 percent of statewide apartment homes made a...

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We must work together to address the urgent need for affordable housing in Washington state. WMFHA has joined Partnership for Affordable Housing, a...

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In September 2019, the Seattle City Council passed an ordinance that permits tenants to add additional occupants to existing tenancies. The law...

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The King County Council on Tuesday passed an ordinance creating additional protections in unlawful detainer proceedings for tenants of residential...

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Renton, Washington – Washington Multi-Family Housing Association’s (WMFHA) found 90.48 percent of statewide apartment homes made a full...

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Several bills passed the legislature which affect the landlord-tenant relationship and housing provider operations. The following is a summary of...

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