Rights of All Tenants
- Right to a livable dwelling
- Protection from unlawful discrimination
- Right to hold the landlord liable for damage caused by the landlord's negligence
- Protection against lockouts and seizure of personal property by the landlord
File a complaint about building maintenance:
City of Kent Code Enforcement: (253) 856-5909 or by filing an online report (works best in Internet Explorer).
Help for Rental Housing Tenants
Housing Justice Project: A homelessness prevention program with volunteer-based legal services for low-income tenants in King County.
Northwest Justice Project: Washington's publicly funded legal aid program.
Solid Ground : Tenant Counseling & Education: (206) 694-6767
HUD's Renter's Kit : information about your rights and responsibilities, tools to help you figure out how much you can afford, renter's insurance, and tips for apartment hunting.
Help for Rental Housing Landlords