Are You Ready to Rent?

Renting in Seattle these days is a competitive business and it is quite common that there are more renters looking than there are units available. Getting prepared in advance of your search will increase your chances of success.

  • Application readiness
    Prepare in advance by gathering all your information. Know your credit score and if there are any potential issues that might come up in a screening.
  • Know your rights
    There are many tenant protection regulations in Seattle that are important to know before you begin your search.

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Renting in Seattle

Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 2000, Seattle, WA, 98124
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 34019, Seattle, WA, 98124-4019
Phone: (206) 684-5700
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The Seattle Department of Construction & Inspections (SDCI) includes permitting, construction inspections, code compliance and tenant protections, and rental housing registration and inspections.