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As Monthly Rents Come Due, So Do Different Eviction Policies For Idaho And Washington Tenants

Rent is due this week. But with stay-home orders in both Washington and Idaho, shuttered businesses and a troubled economy, some people wonder if they’ll get evicted if they don’t pay. In Washington, a moratorium on evictions gives protection to renters hit hard by the COVID outbreak. Idaho has no such moratorium, but a recent court order may protect them. Continue Reading As Monthly Rents Come Due, So Do Different Eviction Policies For Idaho And Washington Tenants

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Lost Work Because Of Coronavirus? How To Get Unemployment, Skip Loan Payments And More

The federal government is throwing $2 trillion at the coronavirus problem. Banks and other lenders are doing things to assist people on top of that. Here’s your survival kit for how to get the help that’s available and be in the best financial shape possible as you weather this storm. Continue Reading Lost Work Because Of Coronavirus? How To Get Unemployment, Skip Loan Payments And More

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PaintSmith does business in Yakima (pictured) and Seattle with around 130 employees. Most have been laid off since Washington Gov. Jay Inslee mandated stringent measures to slow coronavirus spread. Courtesy ofPaintSmith does business in Yakima (pictured) and Seattle with around 130 employees. Most have been laid off since Washington Gov. Jay Inslee mandated stringent measures to slow coronavirus spread. Courtesy of PaintSmith Co. PaintSmith Co.

‘It’s A Difficult Place To Be’: Yakima Construction Firm Preps For Mass Layoff — Just Like 2008

Like many decades-old businesses, Yakima and Seattle-based PaintSmith has had experience with layoffs. After the 2008 recession, the company went from 80 employees to just 10. It taught Smith that his company can survive financial downturns. Continue Reading ‘It’s A Difficult Place To Be’: Yakima Construction Firm Preps For Mass Layoff — Just Like 2008

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