Save the Dates: Sept 22nd and 23rd, 2017:

Statewide Renter Assembly

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

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If you’re a renter in California concerned about the high cost of living here, or looking to purchase your first home, your prospects aren’t looking up. Projections show rents will continue to surge, especially for low- and middle-income people in places like San Francisco, Los Angeles and... continue reading
Veronica and her three small children live in a modernist building in a quiet, working-class Barcelona neighborhood. The apartment is perfect for the young family, except for one thing: They are living there illegally. Veronica, who declined to give her last name for fear of eviction, is among the... continue reading
Gov. Cuomo has ordered a multiagency investigation into whether landlords across the state are discriminating against immigrants — including asking them to prove their citizenship or face eviction. The Daily News reported exclusively on Sunday night that 23 apartments in a building on 42nd Ave.... continue reading
A coffee shop that opened last week on a busy commercial strip in Boyle Heights has prompted days of protest from groups opposed to it as a symbol of creeping gentrification in the neighborhood. A crowd of activists set up a picket line at the entrance to the shop on Thursday, urging would-be... continue reading

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Tenant Voices

Stockton, San Joaquin
I was the on-site manager. I was fired for fixing the apartments to gov code . I was doing my job. Owners were not in compliance with housing standards . Now they have sent people to break my windows they have been harassing me for months now. I have also been served with a three day notice. 

Campaigns

California State Assembly Bill 291 (Chiu) would improve protections for immigrant tenants against intimidation and retaliation by landlords. This bill proactively addresses rising dangers facing both documented and undocumented immigrants in California.

Resources

Download resources to organize for rent control in your community. Rent control is an effective policy solution to curb rising rents and displacement. 12 cities in California already have these protections. Our toolkit draws from experience and lessons learned in these cities. Including facts,... continue reading

Upcoming Events

September 22, 2017 - 9am to September 23, 2017 - 5pm
TWO DAYS! September 22, 2017 • 8:00 AM- 5PM September 23, 2017 • 8:00AM-5PM BAY AREA - Location To Be Determined **RSVP Now!**     California Renter Power 2017 is a statewide assembly of renters and tenant's rights organizers fighting for housing justice!