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Councilmember Sawant holds press conference in support of Terrace Crest tenants
Councilmember Sawant holds press conference in support of Terrace Crest tenants
11/17/202126:46

Councilmember Kshama Sawant (District 3, Central Seattle), chair of the council's Sustainability and Renters' Rights Committee, joins tenants at the Terrace Crest Apartments in Seattle's First Hill Neighborhood to demand their landlord, Breier-Sheetz Properties, fix the boiler which has been broken since mid-September, leaving tenants almost entirely without hot water and/or heating for the last two months. Councilmember Sawant shares a letter she has sent to the landlord in support of tenants and announces future plans for legislation to protect renters from landlord negligence.

Speakers include:

Councilmember Kshama Sawant, Seattle City Council

Allison Rau, Terrace Crest Tenant

Fran Love, Terrace Crest Tenant

Thaddaeus Hug, Terrace Crest Tenant

Violet Lavatai, Tenants Union of Washington State

Melina McCombs, former Terrace Crest Tenant

Mark Dunn, Terrace Crest Tenant

Perry Holstein, Terrace Crest Tenant

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