Tenants Together is dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of California tenants to safe, decent and affordable housing.

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Over 80 tenant-leaders and organizers from around the Southern California region including Santa Clarita, Glendale, Pasadena, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Santa Ana, Anaheim, San Diego, Palm Springs and more gathered together for a two-day bootcamp on tenant counseling and how to integrate counseling... continue reading
Santa Monica Moves to Tighten Strict Home Sharing Law  The Lookout NewsSeptember 3, 2019 -- The nation's strictest home sharing ordinance could be further tightened after the Santa Monica City Council directed staff to look for ways ...
After bruising Ghost Ship trial, attorneys, families brace for round 2  San Francisco ChronicleThough prosecutors have not said whether they will retry Derick Almena in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire case, defense attorneys and legal experts say a ...
Open letter to the Milpitas City Council: "Milpitas rents are NOT SUSTAINABLE."  The Milpitas BeatDear Mayor, Councilmembers, and Housing Subcommittee Staff,. “The cost of rental housing in Milpitas and the region has soared in recent years, as the pace ...

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Tenant Voices

El Cajon, San Diego
Ive been a victim of discrimination as well as several other acts placed against me an my family leading up to  being wrongfully kicked out based off  a breech of contract due to in accurate charges placed on ledger bill. Property manager purposly manipulated my contract by finding loop holes to... continue reading

Campaigns

California State Senate Bill 329, sponsored by Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles), would amend the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to include Section 8 and other housing assistance vouchers within California’s prohibition on discrimination based on source of income. SB 329 passed the... continue reading

Resources

Only 20 out of 482 cities in California protect tenants against rent hikes and arbitrary evictions. That means most of California’s tenants can be evicted for no reason at all, and can have their rents raised by any amount their landlord wants. That’s why tenants are rising up across the state to... continue reading

Upcoming Events

October 10, 2019 - 6am
Nor Cal regional - June 8 So Cal regional - July 13 Statewide - Oct 11-13 (location TBA) For more info and to RSVP go to www.carenterpower.org!