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Sawant & rent control advocates demand "People's Budget"
Councilmember Sawant & rent control advocates demand "People's Budget"
10/3/201925:50

Councilmember Kshama Sawant (District 3, Central Seattle) and rent control advocates gather for a press conference and rally in City Hall to announce their 2019 People's Budget demands, including the right to an attorney for all renters facing eviction, more tiny homes as a way to begin addressing the homelessness crisis, and a major expansion of the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) Program.

Speakers include:

Kshama Sawant, Seattle City Councilmember
LouDella Bowen, Brighton Apartment tenant facing economic eviction
Maru Mora - La Resistencia, immigrant rights activist
Deyo Esquivel - Housing case manager for the Urban Native community
Laura Wright- Rainier Beach High School & Freedom School educator
Kim Lundgreen, Vietnamese Senior Association
John Frazier, WFSE 3488 President

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