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Campaign Demands NBA Discipline Clippers Owner and Condemn Racist Housing Discrimination (tags)
A new online petition and video released today urges the NBA to discipline Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling. The campaign, launched by Tenants Together, a statewide coalition of tenants in California, follows the announcement last week by the U.S. Department of Justice of the largest settlement ever obtained in a rental housing discrimination case.
Recap of struggle to defeat Prop. 98 (tags)
An indepth look at the recent struggle to defeat Prop. 98 reveals that tenants across the state and nation need to unite to broaden and strengthen existing tenant protections in California, and across the country!
SF Tenants Rally Against Prop 98, Then Vote Against It (tags)
Hundreds of San Francisco tenants rallied against Prop 98 at City Hall today, then went inside to vote against it. Prop 98 is on the June 3 ballot. It would outlaw rent control statewide, and strip away other tenant protections as well.
Tenants Together Files Lawsuit to Ensure Prop 98 Ballot Title & Summary Reflect Attack on (tags)
"The overwhelming majority of funding behind Prop. 98 comes from landlords. The only reason they're funding this measure is to abolish rent control and other renter protections," said Dean Preston, Executive Director of Tenants Together. "Even the proponents' own ballot arguments list rent control as a principle provision of the initiative. We're simply asking that the title reflect the primary provisions so voters can make an informed decision."