Washington State Laws Affecting Tenants in Domestic Violence Situations
Washington extends special protections to tenants who are victims of domestic violence. Here are some of the domestic violence (DV) laws that apply to tenants:
Washington Tenant Rights to Withhold Rent or “Repair and Deduct”
Washington tenants are legally entitled to rental property that meets basic structural, health, and safety standards and is in good repair.
Washington Termination for Nonpayment of Rent and Other Rent Rules
Your lease or rental agreement should spell out your landlord’s key rent rules, including: