Helpful Links:


Off-Campus Living Guide Provides students with information about how to rent off campus, deal with landlords, find roommates, and become more aware of Bellingham laws. 


Your Rights as a Tenant in Washington State A simplified version of the Residential Landlord-Tenant Act


LAW Advocates Provides free legal help - including advice, representation and other assistance - for low-income individuals and families facing urgent non-criminal legal problems.


Campus-Community Coalition Works to promote collaboration among area colleges to improve health, safety, and quality of the community.



Sample Documents:

Roommate Agreement Use this to make sure you and your roommates are on the same page financially and socially.

Landlord Repair Letter Use this form to request a repair from your landlord in writing. 

Parking Info Brochure Use this brochure to learn about parking rules in Bellingham.


New to renting and need some basic info?



Need a repair? Want to know your next steps?



Want to know how to get your security deposit back?