It is important that you know what your rights and responsibilities are as a tenant and what is required of your landlord. Here are some areas for you to be aware of.
Make sure to check out the Resources section for organizations in Seattle that assist tenants through their housing experience.
In Seattle, it is illegal to discriminate in the rental of housing because of race, color, sex, disability, creed, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, use of service animal, military status, etc.
Property managers demonstrate fair housing by:
If you feel you have been discriminated against, you can contact the Seattle Office for Civil Rights.
Unless otherwise noted, an owner must give a termination notice at least 20 days before the start of the next rental period.
Good causes include:
Free, For Sale, Buy Nothing Facebook Pages