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15 May 18
Tacoma is in the midst of a severe housing crisis. The city drafted recommendations to address affordable housing almost 10 years ago, but hardly any action was taken. Now things have reached a boiling point and renters are coming together to assert our rights.
25 Jan 18
Interim Executive Director Violet Lavatai is interviewed for the Outside City Hall column to highlight continuing issues around housing in the Seattle area.
7 Nov 16
On Friday, November 4, representatives of two Renton apartment complexes withdrew their original notices requiring dozens of Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)-holders to vacate their units.
26 Oct 16
15 Jun 16
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.
3 May 16
See within to see the changes to the application process and security deposit return.
15 Oct 15
Shawn Walton, member of the Theodora Rescue Committee and former tenant, speaks on his experiences with the Tenants Union.
14 Oct 15
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.
29 Mar 12
TU members are sharing their stories with elected officials, the media and each other to win a strong Rental Housing Inspection Program in the City of Seattle. See the recent news coverage here, and find out how to share your story!