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Rental Licenses are coming to Puyallup and Gig Harbor

RENTAL BUSINESS LICENSING On September 11, 2018 Puyallup and Gig Harbor city councils had a first reading of a new Ordinance that will require all landlord who rent or lease residential or commercial property in either, Puyallup or Gig Harbor,  to obtain a rental business license. Landlords who receive rents of more than $2,000 annually […]

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Proposed Changes to the Chronic Nuisance Code can affect your Business Rental License

Changes to the City of Tacoma chronic nuisance code is intended to fix problems at business and residential properties that have a negative impact on the quality of life, safety, and health of surrounding neighborhoods. These changes may have an impact on your business rental license. The activity of renting  or leasing a property requires a […]

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UPDATE: Tacoma Rental Housing Code 1.95

Since April 2018 I have been updating you on Tacoma’s Rental Housing Code. On May 14, 2018 the City Council passed Ordinance 28508 that requires landlords to provide 90-days written notice before ending a month-to-month tenancy if the property or unit will be demolished, changed in use, renovated or have certain restrictions removed. Through June, […]

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Source of Income Law: Part 2 effective September 30, 2018

Part two of the State Source of Income law goes into effect on September 30, 2018. This new law prohibits a landlord from denying and applicant or tenant based on their source of income. RCW 59.18.255 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NEW LAW: An applicant or tenant’s source of income must be lawful and […]

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Tacoma landlords – Revised Rental Housing Code

Rental housing code August 17 2018  

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Tacoma’s Proposed Rental Housing Code

Being a landlord in Tacoma may be getting more difficult than being a landlord in Seattle and cost you $1,949.50. Tacoma’s proposed Rental housing code August 17 2018 is bad for tenants and landlords. I need your help to make change at the local level to organize and lobby lawmakers for responsible common sense laws […]

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Tacoma City Council considers Just Cause Ordinance

Tacoma City Council appears headed down the same road as Seattle in its effort to make operating rental property as difficult as possible for independent rental housing owners. Tenant advocates have the attention of Council and Tacoma landlords must make their voices heard to let them know that these laws won’t help renters, and will […]

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Need a handyman?

Let us help! I am excited to announce that LandlordSolutions is now offering property maintenance services. So next time you need something repaired, replaced, or built contact us! Our in-house handyman is ready to work for you. Contractor’s License #LNDLI*823LR Certificate of Liability Insurance Contractor’s Surety Bond W-9_2018  

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New Law: Source of Income – Part 1 – Effective today, June 7, 2018

The first of two parts of the Source of Income law become effective today – June 7, 2018. Beginning today landlords who rent to low-income tenants using a housing subsidy program or voucher are eligible for reimbursements from the State Landlord Mitigation Fund.   WHAT IS THE STATE LANDLORD MITIGATION FUND? The program is designed to […]

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Seattle’s First in Time overturned

A long awaited and needed victory for Seattle landlords yesterday, March 28, 2018, when Judge Parisien overturned Seattle’s First in Time (FIT) law saying the “FIT rule does not “directly or materially” advance the City’s interest in preventing discrimination because it precludes the use of landlord discretion.” The judges ruling is effective immediately. Landlords are […]

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