New Law Effective July 10th – Rent Increases & What You Need to Know!

As of July 10th, an ordinance passed by The Seattle City Council will allow tenants to challenge rent increases if the property’s conditions negatively impact a residents health and/or safety.  This new law also requires landlords to include information on how to get more information regarding landlord/tenant rights and obligations. The ordinance works as such: […]

IMPORTANT LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Tenant Screening & Income Source

Three new legislations have been presented by WMFHA that are of high-priority.  In short, the first allows tenants to use a portable screening report opposed to landlords charging tenants for other preferred screening services.  In addition, a compromise had been made to approve this bill by extending the required time it takes to return security […]