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Policy Issues and Legal Topics Affecting Multifamily Housing

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The city of Auburn unanimously passed a new rental housing code on Tuesday September 8, 2020. The new laws apply to all residential multifamily...

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Guidance on CDC Order Temporarily Halting Certain Evictions Yesterday, the President’s Administration, via an Agency Order filed by the U.S....

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What we don’t need are policies that slash housing creation and living-wage jobs at a time when Washingtonians need it the most.

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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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