Join other Section 8 renters to share your stories and experiences about renting with a housing choice voucher, decide what changes to the system we need to see, and start making plans to win them. This assembly is ONLY for Section 8 tenants. No Home Forward employees will be present, and all tenant testimony will be confidential.
There will be food, child care, and a short "Know Your Rights" workshop. Space is wheelchair and transit-accessible via the MAX Green Line and TriMet bus lines 15 and 20. Please RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or messaging PTU through the Facebook event.
The Rental Services Commission is the City's main advisory body for landlord-tenant policy. Come share your stories and make sure tenant voices are heard!
See meeting agenda and important documents here
Accessible via the MAX Green, Orange and Yellow Lines and TriMet bus lines 2, 4, 30, 35, 36, 44, 54, 56, 99, 105, 134, 164, 177, 199 and the Downtown Express. Contact email@example.com for more info. For translation or accessibility supports from the City of Portland, call 503-823-2375 at least 3 days before a program.Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 02:30 PMrsvpPortland Housing Bureau (in the Commonwealth Building) in Portland, OR18 RSVPs
Direct Tenant Organizing (DTO) does tenant-to-tenant canvassing and outreach to educate, agitate and organize renters in their buildings. We help our fellow renters collectively advocate for their protection and benefit, form tenant unions, and assert #TenantPower through direct action.
Accessible via TriMet bus lines 10, 14 and 70. For more info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Advocating for policy change, meeting with policymakers, strategizing about expanding tenant protections within the halls of power, engaging sister organizations through inter-organizational outreach to build coalitions that fight for housing justice through intersectional solidarity.
For more info contact: email@example.com
This is the monthly meeting where our Organizing Committee (a group of committed volunteers who run our union day-to-day) discuss issues affecting PTU as a whole. All members are encouraged to attend and be part of building the union.
For more info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Portland Tenants United often offers our volunteers in partnership with Living Cully's tenant rights organizing, and we're proud to support the Cully Housing Action Team (CHAT). If you're in the area, come to CHAT's monthly meeting!
CHAT’s 3 ongoing campaigns:
1. Support neighbors who are facing immediate housing crises, focusing on residents of mobile home parks.
2. Collective ownership of land to create affordable homeownership opportunities.
3. Advocate for tenants that are at risk of being displaced and advocate for better tenant protections at the state and local level.
Dinner, childcare and English/Spanish translation are provided.
You can learn more at www.livingcully.org
Accessible via TriMet bus line 72