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Seattle renters feel vulnerable, landlords vilified

Townhomes in Seattle's Wallingford neighborhood
KUOW photo/Megan Farmer
Townhomes in Seattle's Wallingford neighborhood

Kim Malcolm talks with University of Washington sociology professor Kyle Crowder about a new study that looks at Seattle's rental housing market.

Over the past few years, the city has passed several laws meant to protect renters, such as limiting move-in fees. The study found that Seattle renters have virtually no awareness of the ordinances.


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