Washington State Governor Sign ‘Fair Tenant Screening’ Bill

Washington State has laws like the landlord – tenant act that address housing discrimination. But some landlords find ways to get around the mandates, until now. On March 15, 2012 Governor Christine Gregoire signed the ‘Fair Tenant Screening Act’ which forces landlords to make public details about potential tenants collected in screening reports. The reports could be misleading about an applicants past, such as their income, disability or domestic violence.

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