Tag: tenants’ rights
All Tenants Get Right to Counsel in Kansas City
Pandemic evictions heightened the urgency. Then the campaign succeeded by finding local champions, presenting cost and benefit data, and spotlighting tenant narratives.
Fighting No-Fault Evictions with a Just Cause Ordinance
Despite a state-wide eviction moratorium, thousands of people have been evicted in Chicago since March. A coalition of housing advocates is proposing a just cause ordinance that would halt no-fault evictions.
HUD Finally Puts a Landlord on Notice for Interfering with the...
There must be actual, meaningful penalties for landlords that retaliate against tenants who fight for safe, standard home conditions.
Labor Goes to Bat for Housing: a Community-Labor coalition in San...
Organized labor and affordable housing advocates in San Jose and Silicon Valley have formed a coalition to support more low-income housing, inclusionary zoning, and tenants rights.
The Early Years
It was during 1973 that I first began thinking about a national publication for the housing movement. I was a legal services lawyer helping...
Holding Landlords Accountable
When landlords file for bankruptcy, can tenants get any protection or repairs?