Mayor proposes moratoriums on rental, business evictions
City Council must pass with super majority
Last updated 3/20/2020 at 4:38pm
Mayor Mike Nelson on Friday, March 20, proposed a 60-day moratorium on the eviction of residents for non-payment of rent.
Nelson has also proposed a moratorium small businesses and nonprofit tenants for non-payment of rent for the same time period.
Upon approval by a super-majority of City Council Tuesday, March 24, the order will be effective immediately.
This goes beyond the 30-day moratorium ordered by Gov. Jay Inslee.
"We are looking at conventional and unconventional ways to support our residents and our businesses," said Nelson in a news release. "With the support of our City staf...