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IUT Members

Associated Members

         

  • San Francisco Tenants Union, SFTU

    558 Capp Street
    San Francisco 94110
    Tel 1. 415  282-5525,  Fax 1.415  282-6622
    E-mail: sftu@sftu.org
    Website:
    www.sftu.org

     

  • The National Alliance of HUD Tenants, NAHT

    The first US national membership union of resident groups advocating for 2.1 million lower income families, in privately owned, HUD-assisted multi family housing. Now represented in 22 states.
    Address: 42 Seaverns Avenue
    Boston, MA 02130
    tel: (617) 267-9564
    fax: (617) 267-4769
    E-mail: naht@saveourhomes.org
    Website: www.saveourhomes.org,  which includes all NAHT regional offices in the US

     

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Tenant associations, or similar, in the USA:

  

  • CALIFORNIA
    • San Francisco Tenants Union, SFTU
      588 Capp Street
      San Francisco 94110
      Tel 1. 415  282-5525,  Fax 1.415  282-6622
      E-mail:
      info@sftu.org 
      Website:
      www.sftu.org
    • San Francisco
      Council of Community Housing Organizations
      The "Voice of the San Francisco affordable housing movement"
      Website: www.sfccho.org/contact/
    • Tenants Together
      ...is a nonprofit organization dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of California tenants
      Website: www.tenantstogether.org

    • Oakland Tenants Union
      100 9th Street
      Oakland, CA 94607
      Tel 510. 704 5276
      Website: www.oaklandtenantsunion.org/


    • Just Cause Oakland
      ...
      a powerful voice for Oaklands´ low-income tenants and workers.
      Oakland; California
      Tel: 510.763.5877
      Website: www.justcauseoakland.org/

    • California: A guide to tenants’ and landlords’ rights and responsibilities, 2012 pdf





 

 

  • MASSACHUSETTS
    • Massachusetts Union of Public Housing Tenants (Mass Union)
      The oldest state-wide association of public housing tenants in the US.
      Website: www.massunion.org
      E-mail: mpublichou@aol.com

 



 


  • PENNSYLVANIA

  • VERMONT
  • WASHINGTON
    • Tenants Union of Washington State
      Through organizing, action and empowerment-based education the Tenants Union of Washington has built 28 years of victories for tenants' rights and housing justice.
      Tel: 206-723-0500 (tenants hotline),
      206-722-6848

      Website:
      www.tenantsunion.org


    • Seattle Rentals: www.seattlerentals.com

  • WISCONSIN
    • Wisconsin Tenant Resource Center (TRC)
      TRC offers free counseling for tenants and landlords interested in learning more about their rental rights and responsibilities.
      Tel: (608) 257-0006
      Website: http://tenantresourcecenter.org/



  • TEXAS
    • Texas Low Income Housing Information Service
      ..supporting low-income Texans´effoerts to achieve a decent, affordable home in a quality neighborhood.
      Website: www.texashousing.org/


    • Texas Tenant´s Union
      ... is a nonprofit tenants' rights organization, to empower tenants through education and organizing to protect their rights, preserve their homes, improve their living conditions and enhance the quality of life in their communities.
      Tel. 214. 823 2733
      Website: www.txtenants.org


    • Austin Tenants' Council




 

More tenant associations that we ought to know about?
Please contact IUT at: info@iut.nu



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Well worth reading...

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Well worth visiting

  • USA: National Public Housing Museum, Chicago

  • Lower East Side Tenement Museum,
    90 Orchard Street on Manhattan.
    Phone: ++1 212 431 0233, Fax 212 431 0402. 
    The Visitors Center (bookshop etc) is open 
    Monday-Sunday 11 AM-5.30 PM. Internet: www.tenement.org 
    The best part is the tour of the old tenement house from 1863, where immigrants from the Old World lived.

 

 

Other links

National Low Income Housing Coalition, LIHIS


History

- Public Housing Stories
- The story of public housing in Chicago
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- Photos of historical public housing in New Orleans
- New Orleans was a pioneer in Public Housing


 

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