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Tenants Rights Town Hall With Community Leaders & State Legislators
March 17, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Short URL: https://seattledsa.org/?p=19873
We will be joined by Sen Jamie Pederson and Reps Frank Chopp and Nicole Macri of the 43rd LD, and Sen Joe Nguyen and Rep Joe Fitzgibbon of the 34th LD
Over 225,000 households are behind in rent in Washington and facing the threat of eviction if the statewide moratorium is not extended past March 31st. Washington families need Governor Inslee to extend the moratorium, and our state legislators to pass the strongest possible tenant rights protections this month.
Seattle DSA believes that, at root, quality stable housing must be treated as a human right, guaranteed to all regardless of ability to pay, not as a commodity sold to the highest bidders. Unless we take the housing industry out of the private marketplace, the drive for profits by the real estate companies will block every effort to guarantee stable affordable housing to all.