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News » Press » 29 Mar 12

Tenants speak out to win safe housing and accountability for landlords in Seattle

The Tenants Union is working to win healthy homes for renters and basic licensing requirements for landlords in Seattle. Councilmember Nick Licata is taking a stand for renters with a proposal for proactive inspections that ensure all units in the City are up to basic health and safety standards. Licata listened closely to Tenants Union members and organizers while crafting the proposal. TU tenant leaders Flora Ybarra, Corey Snelson, Melissa Harry and many others courageously brought their experiences directly to City Council members and the media to win protections for all Seattle renters.

Read more about the TU’s Healthy Housing Organizing work and how to get involved at Rental Housing Inspection Program.