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Hello there --
I have reviewed your lease question and can you please tell me how many tenants live there and have you all signed one lease with the landlord? Or are you the tenant on the lease and you leased a room to this person?
Hello again --
So you are their landlord then? And you are telling me that only one of these 4 people is being disruptive?
Finally, when does the lease term end?
I am -- I had a few more questions if you look above your last posting. MARY
I asked when does the lease term end?
Is the rent current?
Is there just one of these people that you want out?
Under the law, you have the right to ask them to leave for not following the terms of the lease / rental agreement. Under this circumstance, where the rent is paid but there are other lease violations, you are required to give them a written notice 30 days in advance of when you want them to leave. You can actually hand them this notice without having to mail it (it is called "in hand" service) but I suggest that you also email it to all of them as well so they cannot deny actually receiving it. My suggestion here is that you give them a written notice to be out by November 30 due to lease violations and disruptions of the household made by the tenant(s). In the notice, you simply have to state what the violations and disruptions are and that it is a thirty day notice to quit the premises. Then, while you do not have to list a date for them to leave, it is always best to do that in the event that they do not leave --- then you can go to your local court on Dec 1 2017 and file eviction paperwork against them (you cannot change locks or use any kind of self help method to get them out because they could sue you for that -- you must use the court and get a date from a judge when they must be out (usually within a few days of the hearing) and then if they do not move you call the local county Sheriff and the Sheriff will remove them from your house).
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You are reading the statute incorrectly. What you are referring to is that you can give them a notice to cure before you give them a notice to quit, and if they do not cure within ten days, then you can proceed with eviction. The answer I gave you is one that works if you do not want to give them the chance to cure what they have been doing wrong -- and you simply want them out of the house. In fact, in Washington on a month to month tenancy as you have here, you must give a 20 day notice and you can ask them to leave for any reason or no reason at all and that might be your best bet (if there were a long term lease agreement rather than a month to month agreement, you would have to give 30 days notice). Please see the explanation here -- http://www.tenantsunion.org/en/rights/termination-of-tenancy