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New Washington State law: Eviction Resolution Pilot Programs (ERPPs) and right to an attorney for tenants

Find out about a new law that establishes mediation for those behind on rent because of COVID-19 and find more information the right to a free lawyer for low-income tenants facing eviction. #6347EN

Eviction and Your Defense

Find out why landlords can evict tenants and how the eviction process works. Learn what to do if your landlord tries to evict you. Find out how you can defend yourself in court against an eviction if you cannot get a lawyer. #6310EN

Eviction Assistance and Protections for Seattle Renters

Learn about Seattle's ongoing eviction protections and where Seattle renters can get free legal help and rent assistance.

I need to respond to an eviction lawsuit as soon as possible

If you got legal papers from your landlord called a Summons and Complaint for Unlawful Detainer, read this and try to talk to a lawyer right away. #6309EN

How to interact with your landlord to avoid legal trouble

If you are a renter having problems with your landlord, learn some tips, where to get additional legal information, and where to go if you need legal help. #6336EN

My Landlord Just Gave me a 20-Day Notice

If you rent the place where you live and you got a 20-Day Notice from your landlord, learn what that is and what you should do about it. #6355EN

My Landlord Just Gave Me a 3-Day Notice to Quit

If you rent the place where you live and you got a 3-Day Notice to Quit from your landlord, learn what that is and what you should do about it. #6352EN

My Landlord Just Threatened to Evict Me

If you rent the place where you live and your landlord just threatened to evict you, read this to learn what to do. #6349EN

New Washington State Law: Landlords must give a "good" reason to end a tenancy or not renew a lease

Find out about a new law that requires landlords to evict or refuse to renew a rental agreement for specific reasons only. #6345EN and #6346EN.

Washington State New 2021 Landlord/Tenant Legislation

A summary of recent changes to landlord-tenant laws in Washington state. #6305EN

Clark County: Pay or Vacate Notices: What are they and what if i get one?

Tenants in Clark County can learn how to respond to a 14 Day Pay or Vacate notice and Eviction Resolution Pilot Program (ERPP) notices.

Did my landlord illegally end my tenancy or evict me and what can I do about it?

New Washington state law expands on what a wrongful eviction is and makes clear that a court can hold a landlord liable to a tenant in such cases. #6906EN

My Landlord Just Gave Me a 60-Day Notice

Why did your landlord give you this notice? Is it legal? What should you do now? Read this to learn more. #6357EN

My landlord just gave me a 120-Day Notice

Why did your landlord give you this notice? Is it legal? What should you do now? Read this to learn more. #6359EN

My Landlord Just Gave Me a 30-Day Notice

Why did your landlord give you this notice? Is it legal? What should you do now? Read this to learn more. #6358EN

I live in a motel or hotel. The owner is threatening to kick me out!

For anyone who’s been living in a motel or hotel since the pandemic started in March 2020. #6902EN

Can my landlord raise my rent? And by how much?

State law lets your landlord raise the rent if they give you enough notice about it. Get the details here. #6342EN

I live in a trailer, motor home, or fifth wheel in an RV park. I pay rent for the lot. Do I have rights?

Find out when you might have additional legal rights if you live in an RV you own in a manufactured/mobile home park where you rent the lot.

2020 Changes to Washington’s Landlord/Tenant and Eviction Laws

Read about changes to Washington state's landlord tenant law that took effect June 11, 2020. #6351EN

Tenant Talks: Know Your Rights for Renters

Learn more about new laws and current protections for renters.

What are my rights in transitional housing?

Find out when you can be evicted from and other information about transitional housing programs. #6904EN

New Washington State law: Eviction Resolution Pilot Programs (ERPPs) and right to an attorney for tenants

Find out about a new law that establishes mediation for those behind on rent because of COVID-19 and find more information the right to a free lawyer for low-income tenants facing eviction. #6347EN

I need to respond to an eviction lawsuit as soon as possible

If you got legal papers from your landlord called a Summons and Complaint for Unlawful Detainer, read this and try to talk to a lawyer right away. #6309EN

New Washington State Law: Landlords must give a "good" reason to end a tenancy or not renew a lease

Find out about a new law that requires landlords to evict or refuse to renew a rental agreement for specific reasons only. #6345EN and #6346EN.

Did my landlord illegally end my tenancy or evict me and what can I do about it?

New Washington state law expands on what a wrongful eviction is and makes clear that a court can hold a landlord liable to a tenant in such cases. #6906EN

Can my landlord raise my rent? And by how much?

State law lets your landlord raise the rent if they give you enough notice about it. Get the details here. #6342EN

Tenant Talks: Know Your Rights for Renters

Learn more about new laws and current protections for renters.

New Washington State Law: Landlords must give a "good" reason to end a tenancy or not renew a lease

Find out about a new law that requires landlords to evict or refuse to renew a rental agreement for specific reasons only. #6345EN and #6346EN.

Did my landlord illegally end my tenancy or evict me and what can I do about it?

New Washington state law expands on what a wrongful eviction is and makes clear that a court can hold a landlord liable to a tenant in such cases. #6906EN

What are my rights in transitional housing?

Find out when you can be evicted from and other information about transitional housing programs. #6904EN

New Washington State law: Eviction Resolution Pilot Programs (ERPPs) and right to an attorney for tenants

Find out about a new law that establishes mediation for those behind on rent because of COVID-19 and find more information the right to a free lawyer for low-income tenants facing eviction. #6347EN

I need to respond to an eviction lawsuit as soon as possible

If you got legal papers from your landlord called a Summons and Complaint for Unlawful Detainer, read this and try to talk to a lawyer right away. #6309EN

I live in a trailer, motor home, or fifth wheel in an RV park. I pay rent for the lot. Do I have rights?

Find out when you might have additional legal rights if you live in an RV you own in a manufactured/mobile home park where you rent the lot.

My Manufactured/Mobile Home Park Landlord just Gave Me a 20-Day Notice to Comply or Vacate

If you live in a manufactured/mobile home park and just got a notice from your park landlord saying you must comply or vacate. Learn what this notice is and what you should do about it. #6504EN

My Landlord Just Threatened to Evict Me from my Manufactured/Mobile Home Park

If you live in a manufactured/mobile home park and your landlord just threatened to evict you, learn about what is required to start an eviction process. #6500EN

My Manufactured/Mobile Home Park Landlord Just Gave Me a 14-Day Notice to Pay or Vacate

If you live in a manufactured/mobile home park and your landlord gave you a 14-Day Notice to Pay or Vacate, learn what this notice is and how to respond and get legal and financial help. #6502EN

I need to respond to an eviction lawsuit as soon as possible

If you got legal papers from your landlord called a Summons and Complaint for Unlawful Detainer, read this and try to talk to a lawyer right away. #6309EN

Evictions from Public Housing (Housing Owned by a Housing Authority)

If you live in a Public Housing Project, the eviction process from Public Housing is a little different from the process for tenants with private landlords. #6102EN

Section 515 Rural Rental Housing Evictions

If you are a tenant in an apartment complex financed by the Rural Housing Service (RHS) (formerly the Farmers Home Administration or FHA), you have greater protection against evictions than some other tenants. You may also be paying less than market rent. If your landlord evicts you from this housing, you may lose your federal housing assistance. Learn what you can do to avoid an eviction. #6120EN

Public Housing Grievance Procedure

Public housing tenants: Learn more about your right to appeal many decisions or actions taken by the Housing Authority. #6105EN

HUD Housing Evictions

Learn about the additional protections you have if you live in certain HUD-subsidized buildings or rental units, and what you can do to avoid an eviction. #6103EN

New Washington State law: Eviction Resolution Pilot Programs (ERPPs) and right to an attorney for tenants

Find out about a new law that establishes mediation for those behind on rent because of COVID-19 and find more information the right to a free lawyer for low-income tenants facing eviction. #6347EN

My Landlord Just Gave me a 20-Day Notice

If you rent the place where you live and you got a 20-Day Notice from your landlord, learn what that is and what you should do about it. #6355EN

Public Housing Grievance Procedure

Public housing tenants: Learn more about your right to appeal many decisions or actions taken by the Housing Authority. #6105EN

2020 Changes to Washington’s Landlord/Tenant and Eviction Laws

Read about changes to Washington state's landlord tenant law that took effect June 11, 2020. #6351EN

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