News:

24 Mar 17

Spokane Source of Income Discrimination Protections!

Spokane is poised to protect tenants from source of income discrimination. Come support this important inclusion to the Spokane Municipal Code!

16 Jun 16

TU Policy Priorities & Satisfaction Survey

Fill out our 10-question survey to guide the TU’s programs, practices, and policies.

3 Aug 15

Tenants Union Events Calendar

Check out our upcoming events!

25 Feb 14

YELP against gentrification!

Goodman Real Estate is displacing tenants in the International District, Ballard, and Ravenna. Take action today to keep tenants in their homes!

10 Dec 13

Concerned about rising rents? Join the TU to meet with legislators on 12/19 at 6:30pm

Seattle leads the nation in rising rents and legislators are meeting with constituents to discuss policy options to address the problem. Join the TU delegation to attend the meeting and learn more about what you can do!

5 Jun 13

Come Support Job Assistance Legislation Today at 2pm!

Tenants need to have a fair shot at employment opportunities in order to have housing stability, write or show up at Seattle City Hall today at 2pm to support the Jobs Assistance ordinance!

15 May 13

Have You Gotten Help from the Tenants Union? Make a donation TODAY and it will be increased!

If you have gotten help from the TU, please take a moment to make a gift through GiveBIG today and it will be increased by the Seattle Foundation! The TU is working to build power with renters all over the state and has been providing tenant education, organizing, and advocacy for over 35 years. Click on the yellow “Donate Now” button above. Thank you!

1 May 13

South Lake Union: a Neighborhood For All Families?

TU leaders and staff have been working with Puget Sound Sage and other groups to emphasize the need for affordable housing as Seattle, including South Lake Union, undergoes development and the rent goes steadily higher, displacing low income renters. The TU wants to make sure low income renters are included in South Lake Union and that the City is doing enough to stem the landslide loss of affordable housing in the greater downtown area. Read on for information on how to take action.

27 Mar 13

Contact Seattle City Council to Expand Affordable Housing!

The Seattle City Council will vote next week to strengthen zoning laws to create more affordable housing in South Lake Union, but current proposals only create units in the hundreds when the need is in the thousands.
Act now to demand stronger affordable housing requirements!

14 Feb 13

Fair Tenant Screening Act Update and Action Opportunities

Tenants Union members’ action helped to move a section of the Fair Tenant Screening Act through committee and on to the next stage towards passing. There are more opportunities to take action to support this important bill!

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