Members of Hamden’s Seramonte Tenants Union gathered outside of Town Hall the night before a highly anticipated Fair Rent Commission that will likely determine their housing fates — and pushed for long-term governmental protections for all renters.

Local organizers and politicians joined tenants at the Wednesday evening rally to chant, make speeches, and display solidarity while calling on the town to draft a tenants’ rights ordinance and take actions to control abuse at housing throughout town.

Read more at the New Haven Independent