Renting in Burien

These web pages attempt to provide comprehensive information and resources on rental regulations in Burien, however, they are a work in progress and will be updated as more information becomes available. The City is also exploring different options to support a housing ombudsperson role.

Questions or need help? Contact us at renting@burienwa.gov.

The rental housing inspection program will begin January 2021.

Need help paying rent? 

Some of these programs have temporarily closed, but will re-open when more funding is distributed. Call 2-1-1 to get the latest information about rent assistance.

Statewide and local policies

  • Rental housing policies: The City of Burien's renter protections that passed last October are still in place under the Governor’s order.

Need help?

Contact the City of Burien at renting@burienwa.gov with questions. See below for other free or low-cost resources.