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Chapter 59.20 RCW

(Formerly Mobile Home Landlord-Tenant Act)

RCW Sections

59.20.010Short title.
59.20.020Rights and remedies -- Obligation of good faith required.
59.20.040Chapter applies to rental agreements regarding mobile home lots, cooperatives, or subdivisions -- Applicability of and construction with provisions of chapters 59.12 and 59.18 RCW.
59.20.045Enforceability of rules against a tenant.
59.20.050Written rental agreement for term of one year or more required -- Waiver -- Exceptions -- Application of section.
59.20.060Rental agreements -- Required contents -- Prohibited provisions.
59.20.070Prohibited acts by landlord.
59.20.073Transfer of rental agreements.
59.20.074Rent -- Liability of secured party with right to possession.
59.20.075Presumption of reprisal or retaliatory action.
59.20.080Grounds for termination of tenancy or occupancy or failure to renew a tenancy or occupancy -- Notice -- Mediation.
59.20.090Term of rental agreements -- Renewal -- Nonrenewal -- Termination -- Armed forces exception -- Notices.
59.20.110Attorney's fees and costs.
59.20.130Duties of landlord.
59.20.134Written receipts for payments made by tenant.
59.20.135Maintenance of permanent structures -- Findings and declarations -- Definition.
59.20.140Duties of tenant.
59.20.145Live-in care provider -- Not a tenant -- Agreements -- Guest fee.
59.20.150Service of notice on landlord or tenant.
59.20.155Seizure of illegal drugs -- Notification of landlord.
59.20.160Moneys paid as deposit or security for performance by tenant -- Written rental agreement to specify terms and conditions for retention by landlord.
59.20.170Moneys paid as deposit or security for performance by tenant -- Deposit by landlord in trust account -- Receipt -- Claims.
59.20.180Moneys paid as deposit or security for performance by tenant -- Statement and notice of basis for retention.
59.20.190Health and sanitation standards -- Penalties.
59.20.200Landlord -- Failure to carry out duties -- Notice from tenant -- Time limits for landlord's remedial action.
59.20.210Landlord -- Failure to carry out duties -- Repairs effected by tenant -- Bids -- Notice -- Deduction of cost from rent -- Limitations.
59.20.220Landlord -- Failure to carry out duties -- Judgment by court or arbitrator for diminished rental value and repair costs -- Enforcement of judgment -- Reduction in rent.
59.20.230Defective condition -- Unfeasible to remedy defect -- Termination of tenancy.
59.20.240Payment of rent condition to exercising remedies.
59.20.250Mediation of disputes by independent third party.
59.20.260Arbitration -- Authorized -- Selection of arbitrator -- Procedure.
59.20.270Arbitration -- Application -- Hearings -- Decisions.
59.20.280Arbitration -- Fee.
59.20.290Arbitration -- Completion of arbitration after giving notice.
59.20.300Manufactured/mobile home communities -- Notice of sale.
59.20.305Manufactured/mobile home communities -- Good faith negotiations.
59.20.900Severability -- 1977 ex.s. c 279.
59.20.901Effective date -- 1999 c 359.
59.20.902Construction -- Chapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships -- 2009 c 521.

Filing fees for unlawful detainer actions: RCW 36.18.012.

Office of mobile/manufactured home relocation assistance: Chapter 59.22 RCW.

Smoke detection devices required in dwelling units: RCW 43.44.110.