Washington Court of Appeals Confirms It’s Tough To Argue Around the Model Disclosure Statement Requirements


A case from the Washington Court of Appeals confirms that the Model Disclosure Statement requirement has very few loopholes. This post analysis the MDS.

A case decided Division III of the Court of Appeals last year addresses a challenge to this act made by a contractor, and highlights just how difficult it is for folks to argue that the Model Disclosure Statement is not required on a qualifying project.

In this case, AWR Construction v. Labor & Industries, a contractor contracted to replace the roof of an apartment building. The owner of the apartment building – while not acting as a contractor on the project – was actually a registered contractor.

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