RN2017 Episode 4: Organizing Tenant Unions to Win Homes For All!

Presenters: Inquilinxs Unidxs for Justicia, City Life / Vida Urbana, Tenants Union of Washington State Description: Whether you’re paying too much on rent, facing unjust evictions or being forced to live in poor conditions, organizing a tenants union build power and solidarity to fight for quality, affordable and accessible homes. This training features Tenant Union […]

[Twin Cities Daily Planet] Renters collectively demand justice, equity from Minneapolis to St. Paul

Source: http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/renters-collectively-demand-justice-equity-from-minneapolis-to-st-paul/ Renters collectively demand justice, equity from Minneapolis to St. Paul By Cirien Saadeh | October 10, 2016   It seems that each day Minnesotans hear about another community whose homes are being taken from them: the residents of Glendale Townhomes in Minneapolis, Lowry Grove in St. Anthony Village, and Crossroads at Richfield for starters. And along the […]

[Oakland North] Renters’ rights, landlord responsibilities core of Oakland’s Measure JJ

Source: https://oaklandnorth.net/2016/09/27/renters-rights-landlord-responsibilities-core-of-oaklands-measure-jj/ By Mary NewmanPosted September 27, 2016 12:00 pm Tenant rights advocates in Oakland have joined in a nationwide campaign for affordable housing that would toughen rent controls in Oakland. Promoting Measure JJ on the November city ballot, Oakland demonstrators converged on City Hall as part of a national “Renter’s Day of Action” on September 22. […]

[SF Gate] Renters’ rights, landlord responsibilities core of Oakland’s Measure JJ

Source: http://blog.sfgate.com/inoakland/2016/09/27/renters-rights-landlord-responsibilities-core-of-oaklands-measure-jj/ Renters’ rights, landlord responsibilities core of Oakland’s Measure JJ By Oakland North on September 27, 2016 at 12:30 PM Tenant rights advocates in Oakland have joined in a nationwide campaign for affordable housing that would toughen rent controls in Oakland. Promoting Measure JJ on the November city ballot, Oakland demonstrators converged on City Hall as part […]

[Bay State Banner] Boston activists call for policies in Renters Day of Action demonstration

Source: http://baystatebanner.com/news/2016/sep/28/boston-activists-call-policies-renters-day-action-/?page=2 Boston activists call for policies in Renters Day of Action demonstration Tenants rally to demand gentrification protections Jule Pattison-Gordon | 9/28/2016, 10:27 a.m. Protesters gathered before the Greater Boston Real Estate Board headquarters downtown, criticizing what they said were practices that favored profit over people. Banner photo Protestors at City Hall raised the spectre […]

[Valley Advocate] Scene Here: Rent Rally

Source: http://valleyadvocate.com/2016/09/26/rent-rally/ Scene Here: Rent Rally By Peter Vancini Next Previous Several dozen protesters gathered this past Friday at Mason Square in Springfield, chanting What Do We Want? Affordable Housing! When Do We Want It? Now! and carrying signs down State Street — through one of the city’s most blighted neighborhoods — to Court Square in the […]

[Colorlines] #RentersDayofAction Kicks Off Today in 48 U.S. Cities Demonstrations have started in New York City and San Francisco, with others scheduled for Boston and Chicago.

Source: https://www.colorlines.com/articles/rentersdayofaction-kicks-today-48-us-cities #RentersDayofAction Kicks Off Today in 48 U.S. Cities Demonstrations have started in New York City and San Francisco, with others scheduled for Boston and Chicago. Yesenia Funes The U.S. is in a housing crisis as gentrification drives up rental costs—and renters across the country are retaliating. Today (September 22), more than 53 actions […]