First Come First Served Renters in Seattle 2017

Daniel Beekman on Seattle’s new rental housing law: And Shanna Smith, president of the National Fair Housing Alliance, said the policy means Seattle is taking a leadership role. “We’ve been asking people to address this issue for years,” but landlords always push back, said Smith. She added, “We know landlords skip people all the time, and often the people they skip are people of color, people with vouchers and families with children.” Not everyone is happy about the policy, however.