Did you know... May 29, 2018

10 DAY NOTICE – Washington State

If a tenant is not complying with a term of the lease, the tenant can be served with a Ten-Day Notice to Comply.  This notice is given to a tenant who is violating a term of the lease, for example, to a tenant who has an unauthorized pet on the property. A specific clause of the lease must be referenced in the notice.  However, it is often difficult to prove a Ten-Day violation.  Whether or not rent has been received is (typically) easily documented; whether or not the tenant is maintaining the yard is a matter of opinion.

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