News:

12 Nov 13

Read the TU 2013 Annual Report

The TU has done some fantastic work in 2013! We had an amazing tenant-led membership and campaign planning process, expanded STOP work into Eastern Washington, brought on two new staff members and a new board chair, and much, much more. Read about it all in the TU’s 2013 Annual Report.

30 Jul 13

August 2013 Tenant Solidarity Newsletter Hot off the Press!

Did you get your copy of the August 2013 Tenant Solidarity Newsletter yet?

29 Jul 13

Join the TU at our Summer BBQ!

Meet and eat with members of the Tenants Union and Got Green and be the first to get a free copy of the Healthy Housing in Rainier Valley education handbook!

25 Jul 13

Which Seattle Mayoral Candidates are Pro-Tenant?

We collected questions from tenants, TU members, and our Board of Directors and sent surveys to all of the Seattle Mayoral Candidates to learn their positions on the tenants’ issues. If you haven’t decided who to vote for, learn each candidates position on tenants’ rights! Click here for the full details.

7 Jun 13

Contact Seattle City Council to End Job Discrimination in Seattle!

Tenants need to have a fair shot at employment opportunities in order to have housing stability, write to the Seattle City Council before Monday (June 10th) to pass the Jobs Assistance Legislation!

5 Jun 13

Come Support Job Assistance Legislation Today at 2pm!

Tenants need to have a fair shot at employment opportunities in order to have housing stability, write or show up at Seattle City Hall today at 2pm to support the Jobs Assistance ordinance!

22 May 13

Job Announcement: Operations Coordinator, apps due June 7th

Job Opening at the Tenants Union! The Operations Coordinator assists the Executive Director in maintaining financial and grant compliance, provides a support role to our Board, assists with membership communication, logistical planning for our Annual Meeting, and ensures smooth operations. Applications due June 7th, click to read more!

15 May 13

Have You Gotten Help from the Tenants Union? Make a donation TODAY and it will be increased!

If you have gotten help from the TU, please take a moment to make a gift through GiveBIG today and it will be increased by the Seattle Foundation! The TU is working to build power with renters all over the state and has been providing tenant education, organizing, and advocacy for over 35 years. Click on the yellow “Donate Now” button above. Thank you!

1 May 13

South Lake Union: a Neighborhood For All Families?

TU leaders and staff have been working with Puget Sound Sage and other groups to emphasize the need for affordable housing as Seattle, including South Lake Union, undergoes development and the rent goes steadily higher, displacing low income renters. The TU wants to make sure low income renters are included in South Lake Union and that the City is doing enough to stem the landslide loss of affordable housing in the greater downtown area. Read on for information on how to take action.

24 Apr 13

WE WON TWO STEPS FORWARD for TENANT RIGHTS IN ONE WEEK!

Victories for Housing Justice: This week we’ve won gains in affordable housing and access to housing… but it’s only the beginning!

Click here for more details.