Maintain the dwelling so it does not violate state and local codes in ways that endanger the tenant's health and safety
Maintain the structure, including roofs, floors and chimneys, in reasonably good repair
Maintain the dwelling in reasonably weather-tight condition
Provide reasonably adequate locks and keys
Provide equipment necessary to supply heat, electricity and hot and cold water
Provide garbage cans and arrange for removal of garbage, except in single family dwellings
Keep common areas, such as lobbies, stairways and halls, reasonably clean and free from hazards
Control pests before the tenant moves in. The landlord must continue to control infestations except in single family dwellings, or when the infestation was caused by the tenant
Make repairs to keep the unit in the same condition as when the tenant moved in (except for normal wear and tear)
Keep electrical, plumbing and heating systems in good repair, and maintain any appliances that are provided with the rental
Provide the tenant with the name and address of the landlord or landlord's agent
Set water heaters at 120° when a new tenant moves in
Provide smoke detectors, and ensure they work properly when a new tenant moves in
Tenants are responsible for maintaining detectors
Investigate whether a tenant is engaging in gang-related activity when another tenant notifies the landlord of gang-related activity by serving a written notice and investigation demand to the landlord (Revised Code of Washington 59.18.180).
A landlord is not responsible for the cost of correcting problems caused by the tenant.