Renters Rally at First Advisory Committee Meeting to Revise San José’s Rent Ordinance

Last week tenants and housing rights organizations across the Bay Area organized coordinated actions in Mountain View, San Mateo, Redwood City, Burlingame, Oakland, Alameda, San Francisco, Fremont and San Jose to spotlight the crisis felt by tens of thousands of families being pushed out of their homes. In San Jose tenants gathered at the first meeting of an advisory committee approved by San Jose City Council to consult the Council on revising the City's current ordinance.

The next meeting of the Advisory Committee is tonight, Wed. Oct. 7th from 6-8:30pm, click for full schedule.

 

Members of Silicon Valley Renters’ Rights Coalition include:
Affordable Housing NetworkLaw Foundation of Silicon ValleyPeople Acting in Community Together (PACT)Sacred Heart Community ServiceSilicon Valley DebugSilicon Valley RisingWorking Partnerships USA

About Daniel Zapien


Daniel Zapien is a San Jose native photojournalist who has worked for DeBug for over 5 years. He runs the youth editorials teaching how to tell your story through writing and documentary stroytelling through video and photography.

This article is part of the categories: Community  / Economy  / San Jose//South Bay  / Video 
This article is part of the tags: derecho a un techo  / Homes4All  / Renter's Rights  / Right to a roof  / SV Renter's Rights 

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