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General Info (3)+

Finding affordable housing and housing assistance (1)+

  • Search for Commission Financed Properties

    The following pages of multifamily rental properties received Tax Credit and/or Tax-Exempt Bond financing from the Commission and are monitored by the Compliance and Preservation Division. If you would like to find out more about properties that are still being built, rehabilitated, or that are just renting up, please see Tax Credit Lists or the Capital Projects Multifamily Housing Lists. Read More

    Washington State Housing Finance Commission

Repairs (1)+

  • Tenant Services: Repairs

    State law outlines landlords' obligations to keep your unit safe and livable. Landlords must also maintain their units to comply with all local codes that govern housing quality. Read More

    Solid Ground

Security deposits (2)+

  • Deposits

    General information about the rental deposit process and links to applicable laws and related resources. Read More

    Solid Ground
  • Getting Your Security Deposit Back

    Advice and instructions on how to get your security deposit back from your landlord. Learn the difference between damages the landlord can charge you for versus normal wear and tear. Includes forms you can use. #6370EN Read More

    Northwest Justice Project
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Tenant Screening (1)+

  • Seattle’s Source of Income Protection Ordinance

    This ordinance prohibits discrimination against renters who use subsidies or alternative sources of income, such as Social Security or child support to pay for their housing costs. Read FAQs about the ordinance. Read More

    City of Seattle