Tenants may get paid when property is ‘taken’


Originally published in the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce on September 13, 2012.

What rights do tenants have in an eminent domain proceeding?

It has been established law in Washington that tenants have the right to share in a condemnation award to their landlord. The tenant is generally entitled to recover for loss or damage to the tenant’s leasehold interest.

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