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RCW 61.24.146

Foreclosure of tenant-occupied property — Notice to vacate.

(1) A tenant or subtenant in possession of a residential real property at the time the property is sold in foreclosure must be given sixty days' written notice to vacate before the tenant or subtenant may be removed from the property as prescribed in chapter 59.12 RCW. Notwithstanding the notice requirement in this subsection, a tenant may be evicted for waste or nuisance in an unlawful detainer action under chapter 59.12 RCW.

     (2) This section does not prohibit the new owner of a property purchased pursuant to a trustee's sale from negotiating a new purchase or rental agreement with a tenant or subtenant.

     (3) This section does not apply if the borrower or grantor remains on the property as a tenant, subtenant, or occupant.

[2009 c 292 § 4.]

Notes:

     Application of section -- 2009 c 292 §§ 3 and 4: See note following RCW 61.24.143.