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#HouseNY Campaign Targets Governor Hochul with Protests in NYC, Buffalo, Rochester, and Albany

New York — Today, tenants, homeless New Yorkers, progressive activists, and elected officials launched the #HouseNY campaign with protests targeting Governor Kathy Hochul in New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, and Albany.  Participants in this new statewide campaign called on Hochul to enact real long-term solutions to the COVID housing crisis, including permanent protections against evictions. …

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Over 70 Organizations Call On Governor Kathy Hochul to Pass “Good Cause Eviction”

Dear Governor Kathy Hochul, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, The following signatories colleagues actively representing tens of thousands of tenants across New York State urge you to prioritize  “Good Cause” legislation (S3082/A5573) next session, and to work with tenants, homeless New Yorkers, and advocates to ensure speedy passage of this …

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Advocates Demand Immediate Reforms to the Emergency Rent Relief Assistance Program (ERAP)

July 9, 2021 Dear Governor Cuomo: As community organizations and elected officials representing tenants across New York State, we are writing to demand immediate reforms to the implementation of the statewide Emergency Rent Relief Assistance Program (ERAP) that launched on June 1st.  From day one, the implementation of the Emergency Rent Relief Assistance Program (ERAP) …

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We Won a Strong Rent Relief Program, But More Must Be Done to Protect Tenants and Homeless New Yorkers: Housing Justice for All Responds to State Budget

NEW YORK, NY —- Housing Justice for All, a leading statewide coalition of organizations that represent low-income tenants and homeless New Yorkers, released the following statement in response to the final state budget passed by the state legislature and Governor Cuomo:  “Over the last year, thousands of tenants and homeless New Yorkers have demanded the …

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