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Resources for Landlords and Tenants

Dispute resolution services help you choose the outcome that works for you. Professionally trained mediators and conciliators support all participants in working together to brainstorm ideas and evaluate options to come to a solution.

Check with your local DRC about free or affordable conflict resolution services to resolve many types of housing issues outside of court. Read more about our housing dispute resolution services.

 

Note: The Eviction Resolution Pilot Program (ERPP) ended by state statute as of July 1, 2023. The ERPP brought tenants with rent owed and landlords together to try to resolve issues by accessing mediation and conciliation, resources, and legal aid. 

For Landlords seeking legal advice or representation: 

Legal information may be available from Washington Law Help.

These organizations have resources and member attorneys who may be able to assist you:

Multifamily Housing Association (Supplier Directory)

Rental Housing Association of Washington (Vendor Directory)

Washington Landlord Association

For Tenants seeking legal advice or representation or other services:  

Legal information may be available from Washington Law Help.

 

If you are facing eviction or foreclosure, including in the next few days, call the CLEAR Hotline (Coordinated Legal Education, Advice and Referral), a toll-free legal hotline for people with low incomes and seniors (age 60 and over).

 

If you are a tenant seeking legal advice or representation you may request free legal help from Northwest Justice Project and other legal aid providers in your county. You can also contact the Eviction Defense Screening Line, or call them at (855) 657-8387.

 

The Washington 2-1-1 Hotline helps people find assistance in a wide variety of areas. Dial 2-1-1 from any phone in Washington.

Other Tenant Information Resources:

Washington Low Income Housing Alliance

Tenants Union of Washington State

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