PALM BEACH: Police Brutally Evict Stonybrook Tenant Organizers and Families

Photo: Palm Beach Tenants Union rallies against poor conditions in Stonybrook Apartments By Ben Robinson On January 16, four families in Palm Beach County were violently evicted by police from Stonybrook Apartments after two years of resistance against their slumlord Frank Sinito, under the name Millennia Housing. All of the evicted families were members of the Palm Beach County Tenants Union, including the family of … Continue reading PALM BEACH: Police Brutally Evict Stonybrook Tenant Organizers and Families

LOS ANGELES: Fundraiser for Tenants Resisting Displacement Receives Strong Community Support

Photo: Activists and community members rally around tenants facing eviction with sidewalk fundraiser By Audrey Hellenbrecht Last Saturday, a sidewalk lunch fundraiser was held in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles to provide support for two working-class, immigrant tenants in an effort to alleviate their medical and utility bills as they struggle against the property management company trying to evict them. Carlos and Lourde’s struggle has received … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Fundraiser for Tenants Resisting Displacement Receives Strong Community Support

PITTSBURGH: Tenants Rally in Protest of Apartment Fire Displacement

Photo: Activists and tenants of AHRCO properties staged a rally outside the management office in response to poor living conditions and the company’s lack of action in the wake of a fire at the complex which threatens to displace 70 residents from the neighborhood By Darius Firoozi On Friday, October 4, Tenants of the Allegheny Housing Rehabilitation Corporation (AHRCO) and their supporters attended a rally … Continue reading PITTSBURGH: Tenants Rally in Protest of Apartment Fire Displacement

PITTSBURGH: Protest Stops DSA Effort to Organize Tenants

Photo: Serve the People-Pittsburgh activists confront Democratic Socialists of America “tenants’ meeting” (where no tenants showed up). By Alex Meins Last Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) failed to carry out their first tenant meeting at Melon Park when several activists with Serve the People-Pittsburgh (STP) confronted them. DSA has recently been flyering in the bourgeois neighborhood of Shadyside in hopes of finding … Continue reading PITTSBURGH: Protest Stops DSA Effort to Organize Tenants

AUSTIN: Quad Tenants Post Grievances at Leasing Office

Photo: Residents of the Quad apartment complexes in the Riverside area posted their grievances to the front doors of the leasing office By Ana Rendon Today, large sheets of cardboard with grievances from tenants of the Quad (formerly Ballpark) apartment complexes were found posted on the glass doors of Quad East leasing office, where property management for the East, West, and South complexes are housed. All … Continue reading AUSTIN: Quad Tenants Post Grievances at Leasing Office

CHARLOTTE: Tenants Go On Offensive Against Landlord with Rent Strike

By Gabriel Roshan For three months, Compass Property Management promised residents of Melrose Place apartments in south Charlotte a meeting to discuss the uncertain future of the complex, but it wasn’t until July 10, once tenants went on a rent strike, that they finally responded to the pressure of the organized tenants. Melrose Place is a majority immigrant (mainly Mexican) and Black apartment complex which … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Tenants Go On Offensive Against Landlord with Rent Strike

LOS ANGELES: Protesters Gather at Property Manager’s House

By Zein Amari On Sunday June 30, in a neighborhood of Inglewood, activists and supporters from Serve The People – Los Angeles (STPLA), Defend Boyle Heights (DBH), and tenants from the 28th Street Barrio gathered in front of the house of Curbin D. Pitts, the property manager of 845 and 812 E. 28th St. Griffith Apartments. Activists from STPLA explained that Pitts was protested for … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Protesters Gather at Property Manager’s House