Tenant Organizing

  • We Can All Be Housed

    We Can All Be Housed

    Originally published online with the Sahan Journal, December 7, 2023 By restoring rent stabilization and putting the right to housing above the right to profit, we can transform our cities. If you live in Saint Paul like me, you may be familiar with the powerful rent stabilization law we passed in November 2021. Minneapolis and…

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  • Gutted Rent Stabilization Spurs Tenant Organizing

    Gutted Rent Stabilization Spurs Tenant Organizing

    On February 13th, 2023, every resident of my apartment complex received a postcard from the city of Saint Paul explaining that our landlord had applied for an exception to the city’s rent stabilization ordinance (RSO), meaning that they could raise the rent up to 8% in one year.

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