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First In Time Ordinance Struck Down

by Evan L. Loeffler, Attorney   Seattle’s “First in Time” ordinance was determined to violate the Washington Constitution on March 28, 2018.  The ordinance, considered the first of its kind in the nation, required landlords to publish their tenant selection criteria and rent property to the first applicant who meets those criteria.  Tenant advocates and […]

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UNDERSTANDING TAX ID NUMBERS

Tax Identification Numbers (TIN) are assigned to non-citizens in the US for tax purposes only—This is how they can legally pay taxes, which is a requirement. It is not common for credit history to be established under these numbers, however it can happen. Our company checks to see if credit has been established when an […]

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LANDLORD-TENANT ARTICLES

Articles and Publications by the Loeffler Law Group First in Time Ordinance Struck Down Guidance to Seattle’s Fair Chance Housing Ordinance What You Need to Know About the “First In Time” Ordinance Renting to Short Term Tenants on AirBNB or VRBO Surprise Tenants and Squatters Emerging Issues in Rental Housing Discrimination Medical Marijuana and Reasonable […]

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