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18 Mar 07
For 30 years the Tenants Union has lived out the mission established by our founders to fight for housing justice through education, organizing and advocacy. Members and supporters have put themselves on the line for justice; organizing against discrimination, fighting for civil rights, risking a roof overhead to win better housing conditions, rallying in the streets, testifying to law makers, and even getting arrested at a sit-in in the Mayor’s office.
11 Oct 06
Rainier Valley tenants and allies are encouraged to attend this important meeting: Community Renewal for Southeast Seattle: Thursday, October 19, 2006, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Rainier Cultural Center
12 Jun 06
Facilitated by Dwayne Marsh of PolicyLink, this event will explore the dynamics of gentrification and what the Rainier Valley can do to ensure that all its residents benefit from the forthcoming Rainier Valley redevelopment.
19 May 06
An open letter to Residents of the Rainier Valley, City of Seattle Office of Housing, Seattle City Council, Southeast District Council, and Tenants Union Members. Recently there has been heated debate around a proposed affordable housing development in the Hillman City neighborhood of the Rainier Valley.
5 Apr 06
On March 16, 2006, the TU Board of Directors passed a formal resolution which resolves “to work with our membership, other organizations, governmental entities and the general public to protect the human rights of immigrants to the United States.”
7 Apr 05
8 Mar 05
24 Feb 05
On February 24th, the Relocation Assistance bill passed out of the Senate committee. A week earlier, it passed out of the House committee. Now is the time to call your legislators at 1-800-562-6000 and ask them to support this important legislation.
8 Feb 05
Last Thursday, Tenants Union members and staff joined hundreds of other housing activists in Olympia for 2005’s Housing Advocacy Day. The TU’s tenant lobbyists met with their legislators to ask them to support our Tenant Relocation Assistance Legislation.
19 Dec 04
Members and staff of the Tenants Union today led Seattle City Councilmember Tom Rasmussen on a tour of Southeast Seattle.