A landlord must provide all tenants with written disclosure of any known mold contamination of the rental unit, as well as educational information from the Washington State Department of Health on how to control mold and the potential health risks associated with it. (RCW § 59.18.060) It is important that you read a lease very carefully before signing it. This is a legally binding contract, and you may be bound by any rental terms once you have signed the document, as long as they do not conflict with state or local laws. Below you will find a number of questions that you can ask the landlord before signing a rental agreement: * Fire protection and evacuation (§ 59.18.060) – At the beginning of the rental, the landlord must give the tenant a copy of a fire/safety information including an evacuation plan. This should include when the dwelling has a smoking policy, an emergency notification plan and the route to leave the building in the event of a fire. The rental contracts on this page are valid between a lessor and a tenant; In most cases, the tenant is an individual, but the tenant can be a business or other entity if they sign a commercial lease. The terms set out in such agreements should be negotiated between the two parties. . . .