About RHA

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The Rental Housing Association is a not-for-profit organization made up of rental housing providers and businesses that provide services to the rental housing industry.

Who We Are

RHA has existed in some form or another since 1935, starting out as a Seattle based association that grew into a regional resource throughout the Puget Sound area. In an effort to serve all those in the rental housing industry regardless of geographic location in Washington, RHA expanded to become a statewide association in 2012. Currently made up of more than 5,000 members, we are the premier rental housing association in Washington State.

What We Do

Over the past 80 years RHA has evolved into one of the most valuable resources for individuals and companies in the rental housing industry. Our products and services provide the tools necessary to assist thousands of rental housing providers to successfully manage their rental units.

Education | Rental Housing Association | Seattle, WA Education
We offer a robust curriculum of industry education where you can improve your skills and knowledge of Washington State Landlord-Tenant laws and best practice information for running a successful business.

Government Advocacy | Rental Housing Association | Seattle, WA Government Advocacy
RHA is well known among lawmakers in Olympia as well as other municipalities as a result of our persistent lobbying efforts as advocates for the rental housing provider.

Publications | Rental Housing Association | Seattle, WA Publications
We keep you informed on the latest happenings in the Association as well as the industry through our monthly newspaper publication, UPDATE. We publish an annual Resource Directory that is the yellow pages for rental housing services.

Rental Forms | Rental Housing Association | Seattle, WA Rental Forms
RHA provides rental forms and contracts to our membership that are superior to others in the industry. They are reviewed annually by an attorney as well as our Forms Committee.

Tenant Screening | Rental Housing Association | Seattle, WA Tenant Screening
RHA is also a full service tenant screening and credit reporting company. We provide a wide variety of tenant screening reports on prospective tenants to assist our members in making an informed leasing decision.

Whether you are looking for exceptional resources to help you manage your rental with ease and fulfillment OR you wish to advertise your business to the largest group of industry decision makers in the State, the Rental Housing Association of Washington is a consideration that you should not overlook when striving to grow and maintain your business. Join RHA today!