Inslee expands eviction moratorium
Adds additional protections for residential and some commercial tenants
April 23, 2020
OLYMPIA—On April 16 Gov. Jay Inslee expanded protections for renters as COVID-19 continues to impact the finances of Washingtonians statewide.
“It is clear that as we deal with the challenges around COVID-19, the financial impacts on Washingtonians are significant,” Inslee said. “People have lost their livelihoods through no fault of their own and we must continue to take steps to ensure they don’t also lose the roofs over their heads. Continued support and protection for tenants is the right thing to do and I am extending and expanding the moratorium on evictions through the begi...