Tenants Have New Rights!

NYS passed Good Cause Eviction Protections against rent hikes and unfair evictions in April 2024. If you are eligible for Good Cause, you now have a right to remain in your home as long as you pay rent and follow your lease.

Eliminate 421-a and 485-a; Fully fund public housing

Public housing across the state is in severe disrepair, yet our state keeps funneling billions in subsidies and tax breaks to corporate landlords and developers.  These issues are directly connected: subsidies and tax abatements for landlords and developers are coming at the expense of investments in repairing and rebuilding public housing.

The key culprits here are the 421-a and 485-a programs that cost our state upwards of $4 billion annually, but only benefit corporate landlords and wealthy developers.

That’s why, to fund public housing, we’re calling on you to eliminate 421-a and 485-a. They are costly, wasteful programs and harmful to tenants and communities.

Read our full letter here

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