HB 2779 (Rent Control Bill) deals with protecting tenants from excessive rent and related fees. Currently there is no hearing but it can be placed on the hearing schedule at any time. You can contact your lawmakers about this bill. Provided is link to the members of the Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee:
Committee Members Contact Info - Link
Provided below is a PDF link to the Rent Control Bill (HB 2779):
RENT CONTROL BILL (HB 2779) - PDF LINK
Provided below is a PDF link to a study that shows the negative impacts of
rent control with info specific to our greater Seattle area.
THE IMPACTS OF RENT CONTROL - PDF LINK