Do you care about where you live? Do you want to make it even better?
On Saturday, May 17, please join your neighbors and and contribute to our community, share food, and make friends. Projects will include tree planting, a kids mural, and ...continue reading
Board elections are coming and more details will be posted very soon!
President Braxton Lethco wants you to consider runing. Please read his letter to the Tenant's Association members:
This time last year I had no idea what the UCSB Tenants’ Association was. I had seen signs about free pizza, I had a Tenants’ Association magnet on the fridge, and my neighbor was TA President, but I had no idea what she did. One morning, ...continue reading
The residents of West Campus have reached a deal with Housing regarding the negative impact from the ongoing Sierra Madre construction project. They are providing the following services:
Housing has agreed to a complex-wide rent freeze for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 academic years. ...continue reading
Housing has begun an exciting project to bring citrus trees to FSH! They are beginning in Storke.
Ficus trees have caused root infestations, damaging infrastructure and plumbing. In this pilot program, four deteriorating trees and Juniper bushes will be removed. University policy requires replacing them with twelve new trees, so garden staff have decided to plant citrus! This will encourage sustainable local gardening (and citrus fruit won't attract any of our animal neighbors).
Here is a map ...continue reading
One of the great things about living in Family Student Housing is our sense of community. We share lawns, gardens, a playground, and now we can share our movies. The Tenants Association is creating a space in the Storke and West Campus Community Centers for residents to donate and share DVDs. When you need a study break you can head down to one of the community centers and check out a movie free of charge! ...continue reading
Next week we will hold our quarterly membership meetings! General membership meetings are a place where you can meet your board members and discuss the housing-related issues that matter most to you. Come early for a free dinner! Pizza and refreshments will be provided.
On Tuesday we will be at West Campus, and Wednesday will be at Storke. Both meetings will be from 6-7pm, held in the local community centers.
Issues we will discuss include ...continue reading