Renting in Burien

Find information and resources on rental regulations in Burien. Questions or need help? Contact us at [email protected]

Rental Housing Policy

The Burien City Council has adopted renter protections and a Rental Housing Inspection Program to ensure safe, healthy, and thriving rental housing in our community. They amended Burien's rental housing policy on October 24, 2022.

Renting in Burien Handbook

The Rental Housing Policy requires landlords to provide Renting in Burien Handbook – A Guide for Landlords and Tenants to all tenants. This handbook provides information regarding the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants and provides details on just cause evictions. 

Need help paying rent?

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Contact the City of Burien at [email protected] with questions. See below for other free or low-cost resources.

Updated February 7, 2024