Our business has two years left on its lease. The building is a dump, to the point where I cannot conduct business here and people have turned down jobs because of the state of disrepair of the building. When I signed the lease I included a letter stating I was signing on the condition that […]
Early today my roommate and I were asleep when we both were awakened by a god awful pounding on the door. Then I heard my roommate scream from the other room, but I just figured it was one of our friends who always pounds on our door that way because I didn’t hear any further […]
My and my fiancee are going through a hard time, our car was repossessed, he lost his job, and i have yet to find work since having a baby girl 5 months ago. we are 2 months behind on our rent and just received the eviction papers a week ago. i mailed off a letter […]
A few months ago while on vacation, landlord hired a new property manager for my building. I had turned the electricity off to save $$ while I was away. The new manager mistakenly assumed that the apartment had been abandoned. I was completely up to date on my rent, but he did not bother to […]
I am a landlord for a trailer park. The property is in foreclosure. The property is owned by a development company. There is attorney calling me and telling me I cannot collect rent b/c of the foreclosure or they will take me to jail. Yet my boss tells me to keep collecting… What should I […]
My landlord is pending eviction for not paying rent on November 1 which is stated in black and white in lease?
They are threatening to evict me for not abiding by my lease. It states in black and white “First full months rent is due and payable not later than November 1.” When I called them and told them what my lease says, they said that there was a mistake and the person was to call […]
i own my mobile home, but rent the space my landlord is trying to evict me for no good reason. he is just saying “owner wants possession”. I am current with my lot rent, my yard is clean, all vehicles are fully legal, and i dont owe any thing on my mobilehome. we are quiet […]
I need the name of a good attorney, that won’t hold back. My commercial landlord evicted me without a court order, falsfified eviction papers, used his “status” in a small town to have the chief of police threaten to arrest me, got my utilities disconnected that were in my name, told the post office to […]
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If a tenant does not comply with the initial eviction notice, or does not voluntarily vacate at the end of the lease term, the landlord must litigate the eviction case in court (known as an unlawful detainer action).
Contact a landlord-tenant lawyer with any questions about how these laws affect you as a landlord.
New Landlord-Tenant Laws
Many new residential lanlord-tenant laws have been enacted at both the state and local levels. State law requires a 14-day notice for residential tenants and gives tenants more procedural rights in court. Seattle, Tacoma, Burien, and Federal Way have all enacted new landlord-tenant laws. With all the new laws it is more important than ever to consult with a lawyer before taking any action.
New Seattle Landlord-Tenant Laws
There are several new Seattle laws regarding residential landlord-tenant law, including:
- Residential Eviction Moratorium
- Commercial Eviction Moratorium
- Inability to pay as a defense
- Installment Rent Payment Plans
- Winter Eviction Ban
Burien just cause eviction.
Burien residential landlords must have just cause to evict tenants. The Burien just cause eviction law is similar to the Seattle just cause eviction law.
Tacoma Residential Evictions
Tacoma residential landlord-tenant laws impose many requirements on landlords. These include
- 60 days notice of rent increases
- Giving all tenants a Landlord-Tenant Law Summary
- Serving a Resources Guide with all eviction notices
- accepting deposits in installments
- 60 days notice to terminate month-to-month tenancies
Federal Way Eviction Laws
Federal Way has local eviction laws that limit grounds for eviction and require additional language in eviction notices.