Washington’s Eviction Resolution Pilot Program

At Sound Point Property Management, we are always on the lookout for helpful resources for landlords and tenants regarding COVID-19. We wanted to make sure you are aware of the Eviction Resolution Pilot Program; ​Helping Tenants and Landlords avoid Eviction Proceedings during COVID-19 From their website: “The objective of the ERP is to: Bring all…

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Eviction Moratorium Extended

In mid-December, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan extended the moratorium on evictions for residents, small businesses, and nonprofits through March 31, 2021 (it was due to expire at the end of 2020). Landlords cannot evict any renter or small business if a lease is in progress unless there are immediate health and safety threats to the community…

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Seattle named 2nd fastest growing large city in the US by WalletHub

A recent study has found that Seattle is thriving even though the country is struggling through a global pandemic. With the increase in work-at-home employees, some expected an increase in families moving to the suburbs. This new study demonstrates that Seattle’s housing market is stronger than most expected. In the last week, the governor’s office…

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Seattle eviction moratorium extended through the end of the year

Last week, Mayor Durkan extended the city’s pandemic rent reprieve to residential and small business tenants through the end of 2020. Currently, there is a statewide eviction moratorium through October 15th. This bans late fees, rent and deposit increases throughout Washington. The additional extension is a result of the loss of $600 in extra weekly…

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Eviction moratorium extended through August 1st​, 2020​

Governor Jay Inslee extended the eviction moratorium for the state of Washington through August 1st. As reported by KING 5 News, “It prohibits, with limited exceptions, residential evictions and late fees on unpaid rent. It also requires landlords to offer residents a repayment plan to catch up on unpaid rent.” In addition, The King County…

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COVID-19 Resources For Landlords and Tenants

We are nearing a month of the Washington State Stay Home, Stay Healthy order and the good news is that our curve has flattened. The bad news is that there is no guarantee this order will be lifted on May 5th as planned. The best thing you can do right now is to stay educated…

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