Landlords not likely to be paid as eviction moratorium ends
Gov. Inslee's new mandated "bridge" offers loopholes to avoid payment
June 24, 2021
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee announced a new eviction “bridge” program this morning, June 24, but landlords will not likely see rent payments any time soon.
Inslee said the existing coronavirus-related eviction moratorium will expire June 30.
However, under his new mandate, landlords are still generally prohibited from evicting tenants that owe past-due rent and even future rent, if a tenant has attempted to negotiate a lower rate or is seeking rental assistance money.
That money will be available through county agencies once a state program is functioning as a conduit to pass federal d...