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.
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.
Budgets are boring for a reason - to keep us from paying attention! But we can’t let that stop us from making our voices heard. The Seattle City Council is currently making 2018 budget decisions. We’re grateful that the Council continues to express support for renters, but we need more.
When Charmaine received a late notice for her rent, she immediately secured assistance from SHARE so she and her family could remain in their home. However, Dove Property Management refused to provide a signed tax form and accept the payment, instead filing an eviction on behalf of landlords Kenneth and Tomoko Ono. Charmaine has now paid September and October rent direct to the court but Dove is STILL trying to evict her family and charge them lawyer fees.
Spokane is poised to protect tenants from source of income discrimination. Come support this important inclusion to the Spokane Municipal Code!