Government Advocacy | Rental Housing Association | Seattle, WA

Facilitating Safe and Affordable Housing

RHAWA’s government affairs team includes lobbyists, staff, and RHAWA members who work tirelessly on behalf of the rental housing industry. Legislators and political leaders open their doors to us to find legislative solutions which promote the interests of the rental housing owners.

Interested in getting involved? Contact us. We would love to have you as part of our team!

Get Involved!

Our commitment to industry-leading government advocacy is reflected by the makeup of our Board of Directors, Government Affairs Committees, PAC Board, Government Affairs staff and contract lobbyists.

However, grassroots volunteers are the face of our profession in your cities, counties, and in Olympia. The effectiveness of RHAWA’s advocacy program relies upon the strength of our grassroots volunteers. Volunteers reflect the real-world workings of the rental housing industry to legislators.

  • RHAWA Political Action Committee
    Mission: Determines which candidates to endorse for state, county, and local offices. RHAWA's list of supported candidates can be found here.

  • RHAWA Legal Defense Fund
    Mission: Reviews and recommends, to the Board of Directors, legal action to take in defense of rental housing owners.

  • RHAWA Lobbying Efforts
    No matter what we do, we always have positive goals in mind. Find out more about our legislative strategy and how we work.

Voting Information

We encourage members to support the rental housing industry by getting involved on legislative issues, donating to our PAC, and voting for our endorsed candidates.

Elections Information

Find more information on elections in your area using the links below.