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Chapter 59.20 RCW



HTMLPDF 59.20.010Short title.
HTMLPDF 59.20.020Rights and remediesObligation of good faith required.
HTMLPDF 59.20.030Definitions.
HTMLPDF 59.20.040Chapter applies to rental agreements regarding mobile home lots, cooperatives, or subdivisionsApplicability of and construction with provisions of chapters 59.12 and 59.18 RCW.
HTMLPDF 59.20.045Enforceability of rules against a tenant.
HTMLPDF 59.20.050Written rental agreement for term of one year or more requiredWaiverExceptionsApplication of section.
HTMLPDF 59.20.060Rental agreementsRequired contentsProhibited provisions.
HTMLPDF 59.20.070Prohibited acts by landlord.
HTMLPDF 59.20.073Transfer of rental agreements.
HTMLPDF 59.20.074RentLiability of secured party with right to possession.
HTMLPDF 59.20.075Presumption of reprisal or retaliatory action.
HTMLPDF 59.20.080Grounds for termination of tenancy or occupancy or failure to renew a tenancy or occupancyNoticeMediation.
HTMLPDF 59.20.090Term of rental agreementsRenewalNonrenewalTerminationArmed forces exceptionNotices.
HTMLPDF 59.20.095Short-term rental agreements for recreational vehicles.
HTMLPDF 59.20.100Improvements.
HTMLPDF 59.20.110Attorney's fees and costs.
HTMLPDF 59.20.120Venue.
HTMLPDF 59.20.130Duties of landlord.
HTMLPDF 59.20.134Written receipts for payments made by tenant.
HTMLPDF 59.20.135Maintenance of permanent structuresFindings and declarationsDefinition.
HTMLPDF 59.20.140Duties of tenant.
HTMLPDF 59.20.145Live-in care providerNot a tenantAgreementsGuest fee.
HTMLPDF 59.20.150Service of notice on landlord or tenant.
HTMLPDF 59.20.155Seizure of illegal drugsNotification of landlord.
HTMLPDF 59.20.160Moneys paid as deposit or security for performance by tenantWritten rental agreement to specify terms and conditions for retention by landlord.
HTMLPDF 59.20.170Moneys paid as deposit or security for performance by tenantDeposit by landlord in trust accountReceiptClaims.
HTMLPDF 59.20.180Moneys paid as deposit or security for performance by tenantStatement and notice of basis for retention.
HTMLPDF 59.20.190Health and sanitation standardsPenalties.
HTMLPDF 59.20.200LandlordFailure to carry out dutiesNotice from tenantTime limits for landlord's remedial action.
HTMLPDF 59.20.210LandlordFailure to carry out dutiesRepairs effected by tenantBidsNoticeDeduction of cost from rentLimitations.
HTMLPDF 59.20.220LandlordFailure to carry out dutiesJudgment by court or arbitrator for diminished rental value and repair costsEnforcement of judgmentReduction in rent.
HTMLPDF 59.20.230Defective conditionUnfeasible to remedy defectTermination of tenancy.
HTMLPDF 59.20.240Payment of rent condition to exercising remedies.
HTMLPDF 59.20.250Mediation of disputes by independent third party.
HTMLPDF 59.20.260ArbitrationAuthorizedSelection of arbitratorProcedure.
HTMLPDF 59.20.270ArbitrationApplicationHearingsDecisions.
HTMLPDF 59.20.280ArbitrationFee.
HTMLPDF 59.20.290ArbitrationCompletion of arbitration after giving notice.
HTMLPDF 59.20.300Manufactured/mobile home communitiesNotice of sale.
HTMLPDF 59.20.305Manufactured/mobile home communitiesGood faith negotiationsNotice of intent to purchase or lease.
HTMLPDF 59.20.310Unlawful detainer actionLimited dissemination.
HTMLPDF 59.20.320Manufactured/mobile home communitiesNotice of opportunity to compete to purchaseProhibited.
HTMLPDF 59.20.325Manufactured/mobile home communitiesNotice of opportunity to compete to purchase.
HTMLPDF 59.20.330Manufactured/mobile home communitiesDelivery of notice of opportunity to compete to purchaseTenant dutiesTimelines.
HTMLPDF 59.20.335Manufactured/mobile home communitiesNotice of opportunity to compete to purchaseProcess.
HTMLPDF 59.20.340Manufactured/mobile home communitiesSale, transfer.
HTMLPDF 59.20.345Manufactured/mobile home communitiesAffidavit for notice of opportunity to compete to purchasePreserve marketability of title.
HTMLPDF 59.20.350Manufactured/mobile home communitiesNotice of opportunity to compete to purchaseRegistry of eligible organizationsDepartment of commerce to maintain.
HTMLPDF 59.20.355Manufactured/mobile home communitiesNotice of opportunity to compete to purchaseFailure to comply by ownerPenaltyCivil action.
HTMLPDF 59.20.360Manufactured/mobile home communitiesNotice of opportunity to compete to purchaseException.
HTMLPDF 59.20.901Effective date1999 c 359.
HTMLPDF 59.20.902ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 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.