All You Need to Know About RRIO

Improving & preserving safe & healthy housing for all Seattle renters.

A quick reminder that the City of Seattle’s Rental Registration and Inspection Ordinance (RRIO) is rolling out across the City, with deadlines arranged by ZIP code. The City reports that many landlords do not know about this requirement, so pass this along to friends/family/colleagues who are landlords. If you or they have any questions, I’m always available to discuss it. Also, I can connect you with an Inspector who is licensed with the City to do these inspections and to handle all the paperwork so you don’t have to–let me know if you want his information. Here’s a brief description from the DPD website:

What Is RRIO?
The Rental Registration and Inspection Ordinance (RRIO) was established by the Seattle City Council after an extensive public involvement process. RRIO helps ensure that all rental housing in Seattle is safe and meets basic housing maintenance requirements. Starting in 2014, all rental property owners in Seattle must register their properties with the City. Inspectors will make sure all registered properties comply with minimum housing and safety standards at least once every 10 years.

RRIO Registration Due Dates

Visit the RRIO website for more information!

As always, don’t hesitate to contact me if you’d like more information, suggestions, or referrals to contractors/handymen for home projects. 


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