Tenants at the Lockhaven Apartments in Ballard call on developers to keep homes affordable in face of imminent eviction.
WHEN: Thursday, February 20th at 8:30 AM.
WHO: Tenants of the Lockhaven Apartments; Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata, Joshua Koritz, representing Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant; Sharon Lee, Executive Director of the Low Income Housing Institute (to be confirmed).
WHAT: Tenants facing displacement after the Lockhaven’s sale to Goodman Real Estate will hold a press conference at the Lockhaven Apartments, speaking about their 6-month struggle to save their homes and their plans for future action to maintain Lockhaven as one of Ballard's last bastions of market-rate affordable housing for workers, seniors, and people with disabilities.
WHERE: Lockhaven Apartments in Ballard, near the flagpole just east of 3038 NW Market St., Seattle, WA 98107
The Lockhaven Tenants Union is made up of Lockhaven residents, former tenants, and supporters working to save the historic 138-unit complex as affordable, market-rate housing in Ballard.