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With renters becoming 60 percent of city residents and median rent on Craigslist pushing $3,000 per month, students at UC Santa Cruz are talking with community members about a rent control campaign in 2018. A representative of the Santa Cruz Tenant Organizing Committee announced the campaign at the... continue reading
he petition filed at the beginning of this month to introduce a form of rent stabilization in the city of Glendale hit an administrative setback last week as the city clerk’s office deemed the filing of more than 11,000 signatures invalid due to compliance issues with state election codes.
The day before a Bay Area affordable housing complex opened up its waiting list, seniors formed a line at the entrance of the building, which quickly spilled into the street. The older adults stayed all day—despite sun so intense that staff supplied water—and camped overnight, recalled Priscilla... continue reading
The race is on for the chance to become the home of Amazon's second headquarters. The Greater Sacramento Economic Council announced the region's bid for Amazon's second headquarters Wednesday morning outside Golden 1 Center. Sacramento is among a number of cities -- San Diego, Houston 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. 


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 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!