News:

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.

28 Jul 17

Edna Thornton battles SHA

SHA tenant Edna Thornton, mother and victim of domestic violence, faces eviction after her property manager refuses to accept her rent.

6 Jul 17

Rising Complaints against SHA from Tenants

Residents living in Seattle Housing Authority units have been filing an increasing amount of complaints and the TU is holding a meeting on 7/13 to discuss

10 May 17

Give Big Today!

It’s that time of year again! The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and the Seattle Foundation’s Annual GiveBig event is here! We invite you to participate by supporting your Tenants Union today, May 10th!

20 Apr 17

Support the Green-a-thon!

There’s three ways to help us support Got Green’s crucial efforts to create a more just world!