A domestic violence survivor who lives with a disability, Carissa Daniels uses a housing choice (aka Section 8) voucher to help pay the rent. She writes that when she and her daughter look for housing, they run into landlords who refuse to accept her voucher. Advocates are working to outlaw this kind of discrimination; find out how you can help!
Monthly Archives: January 2016
Social Media 101 for Housing Advocates (Version 4.0!)
In this Hangout, we share ways to use Facebook and Twitter to advocate for policies that can help ensure everyone has the opportunity to live in a safe, healthy, affordable home. Watch the video, and use your social media skills to participate in Social Media Day of Action tomorrow!
Get Online and Advocate on Social Media Day of Action, Jan. 22
Use your social media skills to advocate for affordable housing and an end to homelessness on the third annual Social Media Day of Action, this Friday, Jan. 22! We've got key messages and example posts for you here.
As Lawmakers Gather in Olympia, We’re Launching a New Advocacy Tool
Welcome to the first week of the 2016 state legislative session, which continues through March 10. It's time to get our advocacy on, and we're going to do it in exciting, new ways!
“I Feel Like Seattle May Be Kicking Me Out”
Law student Josh loves Seattle, but rising rent prices make him doubt whether he'll be able to continue living in the city. The lack of affordable housing is a crisis not only in Seattle, but also in many communities across the state. Do you want to live in a community where everybody has the opportunity to live in a safe, healthy, affordable home? Then prepare to take action as we head into the state legislative session, which begins on Jan. 11. We share how.