Research Links


Each time Seattle DCI updates the Tenant’s Rights Packet, they create a new link. To get the latest version:

  1. Go to
  2. In the upper right click on search
  3. In the search window, mark the circle that says “This Site Only” and in the search box, type in Tenant’s Rights and search.
  4. The link you want is called “Seattle DCI—Information for Tenants. It will give you the latest PDF form that you need.

Seattle RUBS Utility Ordinance
Required to be given to tenants for each new and renewal rental agreement in the Seattle City Limits where the tenants pay any of the utilities.
(requires Adobe).

Wa State Revised Code of Washington

WA State Residential Landlord Tenant Act

Seattle Just Cause Eviction Ordinance
(At the page, in the area marked “Code Section Number” type in 22.206.160, and then search. You are looking for subsection C.

Obtaining information or status of a current WA State House or Senate Bill 
You will have to know the bill number for the search.

State Required Mold Information (Requires Adobe)