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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.
5 Apr 18
TUNE IN – Our Board Secretary Liz Dupee on KUOW Public Radio discussing yesterday’s disappointing decision by a King County Superior Court judge.
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.
24 Jan 18
So what can you do about it? Call you state legislators! Talk to other tenants!
19 Oct 17
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.
16 Mar 17
Executive Director Jessa Lewis makes a statement regarding the appalling hate crime on the building our Spokane office calls home.
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.
16 Jun 16
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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.
7 Jun 16
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!!