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

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Last Tuesday we mobilized to attend the first-ever State Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee informational hearing on “The Housing Affordability Crisis: Exploring the Effects of Renter Displacement” and asked you to contact your local state representatives to demand the repeal of... continue reading
The developers of a 20-story apartment tower planned for near Capitol Records in Hollywood announced today that they would voluntarily make all of their units rent-controlled. Subjecting the approximately 210 new apartments to the city’s rent control stabilization ordinance will cap rent increases... continue reading
Housing activists in Inglewood and Pasadena on Friday announced plans to put rent control initiatives before their cities' voters next year as part of a regional groundswell of interest in rental caps. These campaigns come after a spate of Bay Area cities put rent control on the ballot last year.... continue reading
A state senator and tenants rights group are working to overturn a decades-old law that prohibits rent control on homes. In the wake of a KCRA 3 investigation into the corporate ownership of single-family homes, advocates want the state to change the Costa-Hawkins law, which passed in the 1990s and... 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 23, 2017 - 9am to September 24, 2017 - 5pm
TWO DAYS! September 23, 2017 • 8:00 AM- 5PM September 24, 2017 • 8:00 AM-5PM Alameda High School **Space is limited and priority will be given to tenants and tenant organizers to attend.   DEADLINE TO REGISTER WAS MONDAY SEPT 11TH!