Resources for Landlords

Required Notice Language 

  • For any eviction notice (14 Day Pay or Vacate, 3 Day Quit, 10 Day Comply, Notice to Terminate for Just Cause) you must include the following:  

RIGHT TO LEGAL COUNSEL: CITY LAW PROVIDES RENTERS WHO ARE UNABLE TO PAY FOR AN ATTORNEY THE RIGHT TO FREE LEGAL REPRESENTATION IN AN EVICTION LAWSUIT. If you need help understanding this notice or information about your renter rights, call the Renting in Seattle Helpline at (206) 684-5700 or visit the web site at www.seattle.gov/rentinginseattle.

  • For any other kind of notice such as a housing cost increase, request for access, change to rental terms etc. the right to legal counsel language is not required.

If you need help understanding this notice or information about your renter rights, call the Renting in Seattle Helpline at (206) 684-5700 or visit the web site at www.seattle.gov/rentinginseattle.

Webinars for Landlords 

COVID-19 Resources for Landlords

Other Resources

2-1-1
Central information and referral agency for Seattle and King County.

Housing Connector
Acts as a bridge connecting private property owners/managers to those in need of housing.

King County Bar Association legal referrals and the YLD clinic
Provides free legal help through its neighborhood clinics and offers a lawyer referral service.

Rental Housing Association (RHA)
A one-stop shop for rental property owners and managers providing tenant screening, education, rental forms, etc.

Washington Multi-family Housing Association
Professional organization providing legislative advocacy, education and networking for landlords and property managers.

Washington Law Help
Find self-help resources and legal assistance near you.