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19 Jul 18

Washington Renter Power Leadership Assembly

A gathering of renters and tenants’ rights advocates from across the state coming together to build power for housing justice!

31 May 18

Our next Membership Meeting is October 2nd!

Please join us to discuss current campaigns and build tenant connections while we share conversation and snacks.

15 May 18

TONIGHT: Tenants’ Rights Rally and Press Conference

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.

19 Apr 18

Our next Membership Meeting is May 8th!

Please join us to discuss current campaigns and build tenant connections while we share conversation and snacks.

18 Apr 18

‘No where to go:’ Dozens of families due to be evicted in Tacoma

Would you have money to move if you were told you had to be out at the end of the month? For most people, the answer is NO – and the landlords continue to rake in the millions.

5 Apr 18

Board Secretary Liz Dupee on KUOW discussing the ruling against Seattle’s First-in-Time Rental Law

TUNE IN – Our Board Secretary Liz Dupee on KUOW Public Radio discussing yesterday’s disappointing decision by a King County Superior Court judge.

6 Feb 18

Webinar on 2/14 on What You Need to Know on Trump’s New Budget

The Trump Budget: What You Need to Know Webinar: Wednesday, February 14, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. ET co-sponsored by the Coalition on Human Needs, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Center for American Progress, and the Food Research & Action Center.

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!

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