News:

19 Apr 18

Our next Membership Meeting is May 8th!

Please join us to discuss current campaigns and build tenant connections while we share conversation and snacks.

18 Apr 18

‘No where to go:’ Dozens of families due to be evicted in Tacoma

Would you have money to move if you were told you had to be out at the end of the month? For most people, the answer is NO – and the landlords continue to rake in the millions.

5 Apr 18

Board Secretary Liz Dupee on KUOW discussing the ruling against Seattle’s First-in-Time Rental Law

TUNE IN – Our Board Secretary Liz Dupee on KUOW Public Radio discussing yesterday’s disappointing decision by a King County Superior Court judge.

6 Feb 18

Webinar on 2/14 on What You Need to Know on Trump’s New Budget

The Trump Budget: What You Need to Know Webinar: Wednesday, February 14, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. ET co-sponsored by the Coalition on Human Needs, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Center for American Progress, and the Food Research & Action Center.

25 Jan 18

Interview with Violet Lavatai: How Columbia City (and Seattle) became richer and whiter

Interim Executive Director Violet Lavatai is interviewed for the Outside City Hall column to highlight continuing issues around housing in the Seattle area.

24 Jan 18

Tenants Union’s legislative endorsements to know and support in 2018

So what can you do about it? Call you state legislators! Talk to other tenants!

5 Dec 17

Celebrate 40 years with the TU this Thursday

Thursday, December 7th from 5-8pm!

1 Nov 17

Take Action for Seattle Tenants!

Budgets are boring for a reason – to keep us from paying attention! But we can’t let that stop us from making our voices heard. The Seattle City Council is currently making 2018 budget decisions. We’re grateful that the Council continues to express support for renters, but we need more.

1 Nov 17

ACTION ALERT: Stop Charmaine’s Eviction TODAY

When Charmaine received a late notice for her rent, she immediately secured assistance from SHARE so she and her family could remain in their home.
However, Dove Property Management refused to provide a signed tax form and accept the payment, instead filing an eviction on behalf of landlords Kenneth and Tomoko Ono. Charmaine has now paid September and October rent direct to the court but Dove is STILL trying to evict her family and charge them lawyer fees.

19 Oct 17

Tonight! People’s Budget 2017 - Stop the Sweeps! Fund Housing & Services

We know what it means when they pass a business-as-usual budget year after year: wasting millions on inhumane and ineffective sweeps of homeless people while catering to the interests of big business and a bloated budget for the police department.

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