Join The Seattle Times today at 1 p.m. for a live chat about tenants’ rights and how to avoid squabbles with landlords over housing-cost increases, deposit losses and other issues. We’ve invited Executive Director of the Tenants Union of Washington State, Jonathan Grant, and legal counsel for the Rental Housing Association of Puget Sound, Chris Benis, to the discussion.
Send in questions ahead of time to reporter Alexa Vaughn at email@example.com or pop into the chat later and ask then.
Jonathan Grant, executive director, Tenants Union of Washington State: He became director in 2010 and has counseled over 3,000 tenants across Washington on the best practices to assert their rights, and is a voting member of the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance State Legislative Committee. Grant has also worked at the National Coalition for the Homeless, Housing Justice Project and Solid Ground Tenant Services.