Monday, October 4, 2021
On September 30, 2021, the Washington Supreme Court released its decision in Spokane Airport Board v. Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 79. This published opinion can be cited as authority in any future Washington case. More details after the jump break.
Saturday, July 31, 2021
****UPDATE 8/3/2021: The CDC will extend the eviction moratorium through October 3, 2021.
While the federal eviction moratorium expires today (July 31, 2021), Washington residential tenants who are currently not up to date on all rental obligations (namely paying rent) may have additional time to prevent eviction due to a "bridge" proclamation Governor Jay Inslee signed back on June 29, 2021. More details after the jump break.
Friday, July 23, 2021
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Monday, May 24, 2021
Effective July 25, 2021, several RCW subsections will be added or amended via HB 1277. These provisions add revenue sources to fund eviction protections and housing stability services. Specifically, Sections 2 and 4 of the new law are the main parts.
This is the second of two posts on landlord-tenant bills Governor Inslee signed HB 1277 on May 10. More on this legislation after the jump break.
Friday, May 21, 2021
Effective May 10, 2021, RCW 59.12 and RCW 59.18 were amended to provide additional residential tenant protections. As you will see, they are very significant.
This will be part one of two posts, as there was another bill Governor Inslee signed on May 10 that also covers landlord-tenant issues.
More on this legislation after the jump break.
Monday, May 3, 2021
On April 29, 2021, the Washington Supreme Court released its decision in Saralegui Blanco v. Gonzalez Sandoval et al. More details after the jump break.