Housing Justice Working Group Digest (OCT 2020)

The purpose of this digest is to bring all of our comrades up to speed on the work here in Housing Justice, especially those who have been away for a while, or those who wish to get involved!

If you wish to get involved, drop a message in our Slack channel #wg-met-housing-justice or message our current Housing Justice Working Group chairs. You can attend our weekly tenant organizing check-ins at 6:00 PM on Mondays – see the slack for details. We’ll train you!


Earlier this year, the Housing Justice working group was revived with an orientation towards the “base building” strategy, according to the ratified project proposal here. As the project progresses, we try to always keep a handful of […]

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Tenant’s Town Hall – August 19th @ 6 PM

Come join the “Cancel The Rent” Coalition as we put on a Tenants Town Hall in order to educate, mobilize, & inspire the working class in San Diego against the inhumane actions of many landlords & apathetic politicians!!!  We will have information on the current eviction moratoriums & your rights as a tenant.  We will also have guest speakers and testimonials on the current struggle many tenants are facing in the midst of this COVID-19 pandemic.

If you are interested in coming to the event please fill out this Google Form.

https://forms.gle/MJoJ1cqvQxfq1UnT7

Coalition Partner: DSA-SD, ACCE, The San Diego Tenants Union, PSL, Socialist Alternative, SD-TPOC Colectivo

Hope to see ya’ll there!  Solidarity!

EXTEND THE EVICTION MORATORIUM / EXTIENDAN LA MORATORIA DE DESALOJOS

TELL SAN DIEGO CITY COUNCIL: 

EXTEND THE  EVICTION MORATORIUM 

WITH MORE TENANT PROTECTIONS! 

  • The current moratorium is set to expire on June 30th
  • Tenants will owe all accumulated rent debt by September 25th
  • More than 1 in 4 San Diegans are still unemployed
  • The unemployment benefits from the CARES act expire on July 31st
  • SD City Council must invest in tenant protections and to prevent mass homelessness and evictions during a global pandemic

OUR DEMANDS

  • Extend the eviction moratorium until the state of emergency is lifted           
  • Extend the payback period to AT LEAST six months after the moratorium expires                         
  • Allow tenants to break their leases if they are not able to pay their rent because of COVID19 

This is […]

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