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Passed by Congress in 1968, the Fair Housing Act (FHA) prohibits all forms of discrimination regarding housing matters. Housing related matters include selling, renting, and lending.
At the federal level, the FHA prohibits discrimination based on 7 protected classes. That is, race, color, disabil...

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Building an ADU for Rental Income

December 23, 2020, 6:37 pm

ADU’s and DADU’s are becoming increasingly popular property additions. The benefits of these spaces include housing for visiting friends and family, close yet independent quarters for elderly parents or older children, and even just making the most of your property. However, one of the biggest advan...

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Washington State Eviction Laws & Process

October 30, 2020, 10:45 am

What You Need to Know About Washington State Eviction Laws & The Eviction Process

A tenant eviction is something that no Washington State landlord wants to have to go through. However, in some cases, it can be the only option left on the table. Therefore, it's important to arm yourself with as muc...

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Spokane, Washington Security Deposit Law

October 9, 2020, 10:43 am

Although not a requirement by Washington law, most (if not all) landlords in Washington ask for a security deposit from their tenants.

Usually equivalent to one month's rent, a tenant’s security deposit is meant to cushion landlords against financial damage that may occur in a variety of lease sc...

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Washington Landlord Tenant Law

July 11, 2020, 10:47 am

As a property owner in Washington, understanding the statewide tenancy laws is critical. Not only will they help you avoid misunderstandings and conflicts with your tenant, but they may also help you avoid potential lawsuits.

In the state of Washington, the Residential Landlord-Tenant Act contai...

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