59.18.055  <<  59.18.057 >>   59.18.058


*** CHANGE IN 2020 *** (SEE 6378-S.SL) ***
(1) Every fourteen-day notice served pursuant to RCW 59.12.030(3) must be in substantially the following form:
You are receiving the attached notice because the landlord alleges you are not in compliance with the terms of the lease agreement by failing to pay rent and/or utilities and/or recurring or periodic charges that are past due.
(1) Monthly rent due for (list month(s)): $ (dollar amount)
(2) Utilities due for (list month(s)): $ (dollar amount)
(3) Other recurring or periodic charges identified in the lease for (list month(s)): $ (dollar amount)
TOTAL AMOUNT DUE: $ (dollar amount)
Note - payment must be by cash, cashier's check, money order, or certified funds pursuant to the terms of the rental agreement.
You must pay the total amount due to your landlord within fourteen (14) days after service of this notice or you must vacate the premises. Any payment you make to the landlord must first be applied to the total amount due as shown on this notice. Any failure to comply with this notice within fourteen (14) days after service of this notice may result in a judicial proceeding that leads to your eviction from the premises.
The Washington state Office of the Attorney General has this notice in multiple languages on its web site. You will also find information there on how to find a lawyer or advocate at low or no cost and any available resources to help you pay your rent. Alternatively, call 2-1-1 to learn about these services.
State law provides you the right to receive interpreter services at court.
WHERE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE IS TO BE PAID: ___(owner/landlord name)___
(2) The form required in this section does not abrogate any additional notice requirements to tenants as required by federal, state, or local law.


Intent2019 c 356: See note following RCW 59.12.030.