FAQ Tag: Seattle just cause eviction

Am I required to give tenants voter registration forms?

Seattle residential landlords are required to provide an information packet to all tenants. The landlord must provide voter registration information, which is included in the tenant information packet provided by the City. If the landlord fails to give the information packet, the tenant may give notice and terminate the rental […]

Can I just serve a Notice to Terminate Tenancy a/k/a “20-day” notice, and then call the sheriff/change locks?

No. With the notice to terminate tenancy a/k/a “20-day” notice the landlord must go through the exact same court eviction process as with a 3-day notice to pay rent or vacate and/or 10-day notice to comply or vacate. If the tenant does not comply with the notice, the notice to terminate tenancy is […]