Sawant to Host Community Meeting on Affordable Housing

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Sawant to Host Community Meeting on Affordable Housing

Invites the Public to Comment on Seattle Housing Authority’s Low-Income Rent Increases


SeattleCouncilmember Kshama Sawant will host a town hall meeting to discuss the crisis of affordable housing and the Seattle Housing Authority’s proposal to raise rents for low-income residents. Sawant will focus her comments on skyrocketing housing prices and high rents, which force working people to leave the city and exacerbate the problem of homelessness.

She will be joined by community activists working to defeat the Seattle Housing Authority’s proposed rent increases, along with advocates for rent control.

Members of the public are urged to attend and learn more about this important issue.  Refreshments will be provided.

Town Hall meeting to discuss Seattle Housing Authority’s low-income rent increases

5 p.m., Sunday, September 14

New Holly Gathering Hall
705432nd Avenue South
Seattle, WA  98118

Councilmember Kshama Sawant


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