Monthly Archives: January 2019

WASHINGTON STATE CONSIDERS MORE RENTAL REGULATIONS

Senate Bill 5600 would include some significant changes to Residential Landlord Tenant Act.  The potential changes would: Change the pay rent or vacate notice from 3 days to 14. Remove the option of a set term lease that expires at … Continue reading

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RISING RENTS

The average rent across King and Snohomish counties dipped 2.9 percent in December compared with the prior quarter, according to a new quarterly landlord survey by Apartment Insights/RealData. Rents across the region had soared 48 percent over the previous five years. The … Continue reading

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Discriminatory Language in Deeds

Starting in the 1920s, many neighborhood covenants throughout the region allowed only white people to rent or own property. Fair housing laws made these covenants unenforceable in the 1960s, but a new state law allows owners to strike the them … Continue reading

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