Renting in Burien

These web pages attempt to provide comprehensive information and resources on rental regulations in Burien, however, they are a work in progress and will be updated as more information becomes available. The City is also exploring different options to support a housing ombudsperson role.

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The rental housing inspection program will begin January 2021.

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Statewide and local policies that can also help:

  • Rental housing policies: The City of Burien's renter protections that passed last October are still in place under the Governor’s order.