If one visits the site of the Northwest Rental Owners Association, Inc., (click here to navigate to the webpage) one will find that there is not much activity. The calendar is dated; the bulletin board carries only one item from 2004 (on Bellingham’s attempts to create a law licensing landlords/rental owners); a service directory, which dates to 2005, provides eight links of which two are no longer valid; and a statement that the site was last modified in May, 2006 appears at the bottom of the home page. Given all the publicity on the subject of illegal rooming houses over the last year, one might surmise that the organization would be doing more for its paid membership but that is a subject about which their members ought to be complaining.
Nonetheless, the organization seems to be able to send a representative to all city council meetings. To what end is unclear in that it appears that reports of these proceedings are not being posted on the website. In all fairness, the organization claims to have a monthly newsletter, which, it seems, does not appear on the website but is somehow transmitted to the membership. There is nothing on the site regarding the laws in
It may be instructive to visit the sites of a few of
Likewise, Adams Property Management provides space to list from 1-9 residents to include age and relationships. (Click here to view the application) In addition,
In perusing the site for Landmark Real Estate Property Management, I found that their form to extend leases allows for 4 renters to sign. (Click here to view) Similarly, Apex Property Management allows space for the applicant plus four others on its rental application. (Click here to view). If the limit is no more than three unrelated in a single family residence, the purpose of the extra lines for additional renters seems problematic.
Curiously, none of the rental property sites I visited mentioned or gave a link to the