LLA Legislation

Law Changes 2022

SHB 1593 Expanding the landlord mitigation program to alleviate the financial burden on victims attempting to flee domestic violence, sexual assault, unlawful harassment, or stalking 6/9/2022 Law date.

ESHB 2064  Concerning security deposits and damages arising out of residential tenancies. 6/9/2022 Law date

SSB 5749  Concerning rent payments made by residential and manufactured housing community tenants.  6/9/2022 Law date

Law Changes 2021

HB 1236  Just Cause

HB 1277 Provides for an additional revenue source for eviction prevention

SB 5096  Creating a more progressive tax system

SB 5160  Addressing landlord-tenant relations

Law Changes as of June 11, 2020

SB6378 Additional Restrictions and follow-up to SB5600

Requires a landlord to alter rent-due-date if requested. Removes a landlords 3-strikes pay-or-vacate notice exemption from judicial discretion.

HB2535 No Late Fees Owed for the First Five Days after Rent-Due-Date

HB1694 Installment Plans for Deposits, Fees and Last Month’s Rent

Law Changes as of July 28, 2019

Law Change as of September 30, 2018

HB2578 Source of Income

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HB1300 Addressing documentation and processes governing landlords’ claims for damage to residential premises Thai, Chopp, Ramel, Simmons, Fitzgibbon, Peterson,
Davis, Macri, Pollet, Slatter, Stonier, and Taylor
 

 

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HB2023 Addressing enforcement of tenant protections HackneyMacriBerryFitzgibbonJohnson, J.PetersonRamelChoppBatemanPollet  

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HB1515 Concerning security deposit waiver fees PetersonSpringerSimmonsSantosTaylorShewmakeDufaultBarkisThaiOrmsbyLekanoff  

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HB1593 Expanding the landlord mitigation program to alleviate the financial burden on victims attempting to flee domestic violence, sexual assault, unlawful harassment, or stalking. LeavittRiccelliRyuTaylorShewmakeChoppWylieFitzgibbonCaldierWicksBarkisSimmonsDuerrRamelEslickGrahamValdezGregersonBatemanBronoskeDavisFeyGildayMacriPetersonRuleSantosSlatterBergquistTharingerKlobaPolletGriffeyDolanOrmsbyChambersYoungHackneyFrame  

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HB1904

 

 

 

Defines “wear resulting from ordinary use of the premises” for purposes of the Residential Landlord-Tenant Act.

Protecting tenants from excessive rent and related fees by providing at least six months’ notice for rent increases over a certain amount, allowing tenants the right to terminate a tenancy, and limiting late fees

PetersonMorganSimmonsChoppOrmsbyJohnson, J.RamelHackneyFrameRiccelliLekanoffTaylorBatemanFitzgibbonMacriHarris-TalleyPollet .

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HB2017 Addressing housing concerns for individuals impacted by the criminal legal system. DavisSimmonsGoodmanJohnson, J.PetersonRamelRyuSellsMacriFrameLekanoff  
SB5576

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Addressing landlord-tenant relations by providing technical changes to eviction notice and summons forms and modifying certain eviction processes and programs. KudererTrudeauDasHasegawaLovelettNoblesSaldañaWilson, C.  
   

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