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Legislative Update for March 28, 2017

March 29, 2017 Last day to read in committee reports (pass bills out of committee and read them into the record on the floor) from opposite house, except House fiscal committees and Senate Ways and Means and Transportation committees.   ... Continue Reading →

Legislative Update

Legislative Update_3-23-17 Two bills have been placed in Rules X file. The House and Senate Rules Committees may place bills that will go no further in the process on the “X-file.” BILLS TO WATCH SB – 5013 – Disposition of ... Continue Reading →

Facing rental crisis, Seattle creates a renters’ commission to explore new laws

The Seattle City Council voted unanimously Monday to create the 15-member board, which could begin meeting this summer to talk about pushing laws to help cope with soaring rents and displacement, among other concerns. The Seattle City Council on Monday ... Continue Reading →

Seattle landlords sue over city’s first-come, first-served rental law

The landlords say the new policy violates their right to rent property in a nondiscriminatory manner to the people they choose at the price they choose. Some Seattle landlords are suing over the city’s new policy requiring them to choose among qualified ... Continue Reading →

Legislative Update

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Tenant Screening Open President’s Day

Tenant Screening will be open today from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The Eviction department will be closed for President’s Day. Continue Reading →

Washington State Legislative update

Legislative Update As of February 17, 2017 http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/ Legislative Update_NARPM_2-17-17 HB/SB Name Position Status 1633/5407 Source of Income protected class Oppose HB – Scheduled for executive session 2/17 at 1:00 PM     1305/5388 Removal of Unlawful Occupants *Trespasser *Declaration ... Continue Reading →