Demand delivery action by the Seattle Solidarity Network. We are supporting Maria as she tells her ex-landlord to give her back her stolen deposit and to stop harassing her with bogus bills.
Seattle Solidarity Network is a mutual support group that fights against injustices caused by employers or landlords - such as stolen deposits, unpaid wages, unfair rent increases, or racial discrimination.
Maria moved out of her apartment in West Seattle on 3/31 after living
there about three years. Her apartment and possibly the entire
building has dangerous levels of mold. She spoke with her property
manager multiple times asking to have it checked out and removed and
Tired of living in unsafe conditions, she gave 15-days notice and
moved out on 3/31. Two weeks after moving out, Maria received a bill
out of the blue for $1,500 stating "3 day pay or vacate" billing her
for April's rent ($800) and a strange laundry list of undocumented
utility charges ($697.75) she had never seen and certainly does not
Maria's landlord is clearly retaliating for Maria's mold complaints
and trying to intimidate her into paying money she doesn't owe. To add
insult to injury, they still haven't returned her $500 deposit. At
this action, Maria will be rightfully demanding that they return her
deposit and stop harassing her with unwarranted bills. Let's join
Maria and send this abusive landlord a message that they cannot get
away with treating their tenants this way!