Join Seattle Times reporter Alexa Vaughn and two experts on renter and landlord issues at 1 p.m. Thursday at

Taking your questions and comments will be Jonathan Grant, executive director of the Tenants Union of Washington State, and Chris Benis, legal counsel for the Rental Housing Association of Puget Sound.

On Sunday, The Times published a package of stories on renters facing soaring rent increases in the Seattle area. The package online included an interactive map showing median rent prices and other neighborhood-specific data in the Seattle area.