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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A Santa Monica tenant facing an eviction threat after installing a Ring doorbell on her front door will be allowed to stay in her home and keep the device, thanks to an intervention by the CEO of Ring himself. Ring is a Santa Monica-based home surveillance company lead by Jamie Siminoff. Shortly... continue reading
A plan for 10,000 new housing units in the North Bayshore development set to feature a huge new Google campus has been slashed to include as few as 1,500 units. A draft plan released by the city in October called for creation of three new neighborhoods totaling 154 acres with 9,850 housing units,... continue reading
By many measures, the effort to convert old elevated railway on Chicago’s Northwest Side into a signature park has been a smashing success. The 2.7-mile recreation trail, known as The 606, built on old Chicago & Pacific Railroad line has been praised as a model use of public space since it... continue reading
In a first step toward addressing the production and preservation of affordable housing in Milpitas, the City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a 45-day moratorium on demolition permits for below-market rate units.

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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. 


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.


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!