News:

16 Jun 16

TU Policy Priorities & Satisfaction Survey

Fill out our 10-question survey to guide the TU’s programs, practices, and policies.

15 Jun 16

Press Release: Seattle Takes Action on Criminal Records in Housing

The Seattle City Council unanimously passed a resolution that affirms the use of new HUD guidance regarding the use of criminal records in determining housing approvals.

7 Jun 16

Victory! Carl Haglund Law Passed at Seattle City Council

Tenants Union organizers teamed up the Seattle City Council to work with tenants experiencing horrible housing conditions. Click to see what those tenants did to change the way the City of Seattle looks at slumlords and rent increases!!

3 May 16

Changes to Tenant Screenings

See within to see the changes to the application process and security deposit return.

26 Apr 16

The Eviction Economy

Read within for articles relating to what Matthew Desmond has dubbed ‘The Eviction Economy’.

31 Mar 16

Legislature Misses Opportunity to Address Statewide Homelessness Crisis

Disappointing Budget Results for Affordable Housing and Homelessness – Read within for commentary from the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance

16 Mar 16

Outside City Hall: Homelessness - City leaders ignore root cause

Read about the history of affordable housing in Seattle from 1980 to now.

27 Oct 15

UPDATE: Increased Funding for Tenant Education!

Each year, City Councils around the state decide their budgets and which causes to further. This year, the City DOUBLED our education budget! Thank you to all who advocated for this necessary service.

15 Oct 15

A Member of the Theodora Rescue Committee Speaks

Shawn Walton, member of the Theodora Rescue Committee and former tenant, speaks on his experiences with the Tenants Union.

14 Oct 15

An Open Letter to Carl Haglund

Tenants from 6511 Rainier have spoken. See within to hear their thoughts and concerns about misinformation and blatant deception from the landlord claiming to care for the property.