Can I sue?
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You can call the local police to report that someone broke into your apartment, probably with a sexual motivation.
Being a worker for your landlord does not authorize that person be entering your home at 11 PM without permission or notice.
You want to send your landlord a written notice of the worker's unauthorized entry late at night. You probably should look up several addresses for various managers for the landlord so that this issue is not swept under the rug.
If you know other tenants in the building, you can talk with them to see if they also have noticed this type of behavior from the worker.
To prevent unauthorized opening of your door (if you live alone), there are low-cost door stoppers that you can place under the door when you are inside that makes opening the door from the outside much harder. (Some of the door stoppers have alarms that will sound when the stoppers are pushed against.)
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No there is no reason short of fire or flood for the landlord to enter without notice. See RCW 59.18.150 (8)
See written notice of the violation and call law enforcement about the trespass and burglary. Also installing cameras would be a good idea as well.
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