Inslee extends eviction moratorium through Aug. 1
Last updated 6/3/2020 at 4:50pm
Gov. Jay Inslee extended protections for renters yesterday, as COVID-19 continues to impact the finances of Washingtonians statewide.
The governor first proclaimed a moratorium on evictions in mid-March, then extended and expanded the moratorium in mid-April.
Proclamation 20-19.2 extends the prior eviction moratorium for 60 days (through Aug. 1), and makes modifications to the prior moratorium. The modifications include, but are not limited to:
- Prohibiting retaliation against any tenant who invokes rights or protections under the proclamation;
- Permitting eviction based on property damag...