Tacoma Tenant Protections
Tacoma City Council Passed Ordinance 28894
On Tuesday, July 11, 2020, the Tacoma City Council passed Ordinance 28894, which made some major changes to the Tacoma Rental Housing Code, specifically adding certain tenant protections to the code.
The ordinance will go into effect on Monday, July 24 2023 and you will need to comply with these changes starting then.
As always, this is not legal advice, just an overview of changes so you can be aware of compliance issues. Please check with your leadership, owners and legal counsel before making any changes to your processes.
Distribution of Information (under 1.95.030)
Rental Due Date (under 1.95.037)
Tenant Screening (under 1.95.035)
Dog Breeds (under 1.95.037)
Pet Deposit (under 1.95.040)
Rent Increase Notification (under 1.95.060)
Late Fees (under 1.95.065)
This blog post does NOT constitute as legal advice.The Landlord-Tenant Laws in Washington State are always changing. It is advisable to consult your attorney to verify your compliance with your industry requirements as well as local, state, and federal law.