Redmond, WA Affordable Housing
Type: Municipal Code
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The purpose of the rental rooms regulations is to provide residents the opportunity to rent rooms in their homes while ensuring that separate dwelling units are not created. Renting rooms can often provide a resident with important supplemental income and can also represent an important source of affordable housing.
Rental rooms are allowed in all residential zones in the City.
(1) Accessory Dwelling Units. Rental rooms and an accessory dwelling unit may not exist on the same single-family lot.
(2) Rooms. No more than two rooms in a dwelling unit may be rented or leased as a rental room.
(3) Limitations on Use. Each rental room may only include a bedroom, bathroom or sitting room. Rental rooms shall be for dwelling and sleeping purposes only. No rental room shall have a separate cooking facility or kitchen.