I have a new landlord and in her statement to the court she is using my past history of police being dispatched to my house as part of the reason to evict me. I admit they were here too many times, however they were due to domestic violence committed against me. In August of this year I finally took action and had him arrested along with a restraining order. Since that time I haven't had the police here for this type of incident. I am also a homeless activist and at times I help someone with food and a shower. The police know this and at times will stop by looking for a missing person or related homeless issues. These are public service calls and documented for legal purposes. She is claiming that it will have an adverse effect when trying to find a new tenant for the unit next door. I can't believe being victim of domestic violence could be used as a reason for eviction, especially when the issue has been addressed and no longer an issue. I feel like victim all over again. I am on disability with limited income and been living here for almost 5 years because the rent is low enough for me to afford. I have been unable to find a place for my dogs and I that's less than 1500 a month,
The Residential Landlord-Tenant Act is at RCW 59.18 (http://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=59.18). Mostly it's a matter of freedom of contract.
Maybe you should call the Tenants Union: https://tenantsunion.org/en
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