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HB 2578 - Establishes Source-of-Income Housing Non-Discrimination Policy - Washington Key Vote

Mike Steele voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Issues Related to HB 2578

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishes Source-of-Income Housing Non-Discrimination Policy

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (67-31) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Source-of-Income Housing Non-Discrimination Policy

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits landlords from discriminating against tenants based on source of income, effective September 30, 2018.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits landlords, based on source of income, from engaging in practices including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):

    • Refusal to lease or rent to a tenant;

    • Expulsion or eviction of a tenant;

    • Discrimination in terms, conditions, or fees;

    • Intimidation of individuals due to exercising rights guaranteed by this act; and

    • Representation that a unit is not available when it is in fact available.

  • Defines “source of income” as any legal source of income including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):

    • Housing assistance;

    • Emergency rental assistance;

    • Veterans benefits;

    • Social security; and

    • Supplemental security income.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (36-13) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Source-of-Income Housing Non-Discrimination Policy

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits landlords from discriminating against tenants based on source of income, effective September 30, 2018.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits landlords, based on source of income, from engaging in practices including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):

    • Refusal to lease or rent to a tenant;

    • Expulsion or eviction of a tenant;

    • Discrimination in terms, conditions, or fees;

    • Intimidation of individuals due to exercising rights guaranteed by this act; and

    • Representation that a unit is not available when it is in fact available.

  • Defines “source of income” as any legal source of income including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):

    • Housing assistance;

    • Emergency rental assistance;

    • Veterans benefits;

    • Social security; and

    • Supplemental security income.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (61-37) -

Title: Establishes Source-of-Income Housing Non-Discrimination Policy

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishes Source-of-Income Housing Non-Discrimination Policy

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