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Posted on: July 1, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Housing Stability "Bridge" Proclamation & Resources

Governor Inslee’s Bridge Proclamation is now in effect July 1 – September 30, 2021

“Bridge” Proclamation Highlights

  1. The Bridge Proclamation is NOT an extension of the State Eviction Moratorium.
  2. Evictions may begin July 1st, under the following circumstances: rental assistance & eviction resolution programs in place, written notice of services and supports available, repayment plan offer, 14-day notice.
  3. Tenants are expected to pay rent in full starting August 1st.
  4. Rent increases are allowed starting July 1st with a 60-day written notice.
  5. Late fees are still prohibited through December 31st, 2021.
  6. Not protected under the Bridge Proclamation are tenants who have been living in hotels/motels/AirBnBs/long-term care facilities/other non-traditional housing.

Resources Available for Issaquah Residents

  1. Rental Assistance Programs
  2. Legal Assistance Programs
  3. Mediation Services

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